On September 19, 2022, on the sidelines of the “High-Level Week” of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, Mr. Sirojiddin Muhriddin met with the UN Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres.
Sirojiddin Muhriddin informed the UN Secretary-General in detail about the latest developments on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, and presented materials, including videos and photographs, proving the fact of military aggression by Kyrgyzstan.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the country also noted that Tajikistan has never been the initiator of a military solution to the border issue with Kyrgyzstan and has always adhered and adheres to an exclusively political and diplomatic approach.
During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on topical issues of cooperation between Tajikistan and the UN, especially in the field of sustainable economic and social development, climate change, water and energy issues and regional security.
The parties also discussed issues of regional security, in particular the situation in Afghanistan, and exchanged views on the measures taken by Tajikistan in providing humanitarian assistance.
The UN Secretary General welcomed the global initiatives of Tajikistan and expressed the readiness of the organization for comprehensive cooperation in this regard.