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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon agreed Friday to strengthen cooperation on border control to stem the flow of narcotics and terrorists into the central Asian country from neighboring Afghanistan.

During talks in Abe’s office in Tokyo, the Japanese leader promised to offer Tajikistan equipment for beefing up the country’s border control and help train officials working along the border, according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry.

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