Wed, 10 Aug 1994

RI opens ties with Tajikistan

JAKARTA (JP): Indonesia has formally opened diplomatic ties with Tajikistan, a former republic of the Soviet Union in Central Asia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced yesterday.

A joint communique on the opening of ties was signed in Moscow on July 27 by Rachmat Witoelar, the Indonesian ambassador to Russia, and his Tajikistan counterpart Abdullajanov Abdulmalik.

The communique said that both countries agreed to open diplomatic ties to pave the way for closer and friendly relations and cooperation between them. (emb)