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Tajikistan: Top Officials To Meet With Russian Leaders In Moscow

Moscow, 20 August 1996 (RFE/RL) -- A delegation from Tajikistan led by Prime Minister Yakhye Azimov is scheduled to open talks in Moscow today. Reports say Tajikistan seeks to join the Commonwealth of Independent States customs union.

Azimov is also scheduled to hold talks with Russia's First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksei Bolshakov on dual citizenship issues. Tajikistan's Foreign Minister Talbak Nazarov and Russia First Deputy Foreign Minister Boris Pastukhov will hold separate talks on bi-lateral and international relations.