Tajikistan’s Ambassador to Kuwait, Iraq and Syria, Zubaidullo Zubaidzoda, met with Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Feisal Mekdad in Damascus on May 22 to discuss cooperation issues.

According to the Tajik MFA information department, the two discussed state and prospects of further expansion of bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and Syria.

They reportedly also exchanged views on a number of issues being of mutual interest, including the fight against terrorism and extremism. 

Zubaidullo Zubaidzoda and Feisal Mekdad also touched upon the issues of the number and identification of Tajik nationals for the purpose of the return of them to Tajikistan, the Tajik MFA information department said.

The two underlined the necessity of exchanging official visits at different levels and conducting political consultations between the foreign ministries of the two countries during 2019.  

Ambassador Zubaidzoda was reportedly on a working visit to Damascus on May 21-23.