Tajikistan

Fatemeh Atri Sangsari

Why Iran and Tajikistan Have Moved Away from Each Other?

There are many bilateral, regional and trans-regional reasons suggested for cold relations between Iran and Tajikistan. At the bilateral level, Iranian businessmen operating in Tajikistan were faced with local and police officials’ corruption and extortion, and this led to provoking the Iranian side and reducing the Iranian capital in this country. On the other hand, the Sangtuda Hydroelectric Power Plant II, constructed by Iran, has repeatedly faced with problems such ...