Telephone conversation with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon 2021-08-18 18:00:00 Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon. The presidents had an in-depth discussion of developments in Afghanistan. They underscored the importance of ensuring the safety of civilians and normalising the situation in the country as quickly as possible in order to maintain stability in the region. The leaders agreed to continue regular contacts between their countries’ relevant agencies. Considering Tajikistan’s presidency at the Collective Security Treaty Organisation and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in 2021, the two presidents discussed preparations for the upcoming CSTO and SCO summits to take place in Dushanbe.