UN drug agency inaugurates new outpost on Tajik-Afghan border


DUSHANBE -- The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with the financial support of the Japanese embassy in Dushanbe, opened a new border post in Tajikistan along its border with Afghanistan, Asia-Plus reported Monday (May 7).

The Tagnob border post was inaugurated during a ceremony Saturday (May 5).

The Tagnob border outpost is the eighth facility built with UNODC support along Tajikistan's 1,344-km common border with Afghanistan.

The outposts are part of an UNODC project aimed at strengthening control along the Tajik-Afghan border that began in 1999.

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