President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon congratulated citizens of the country on the 25th anniversary of the National Unity Day. He noted that now a trend towards increased modern threats is being observed in the world, people are facing security challenges, and therefore the Tajik people need to maintain unity, the press office of the President of Tajikistan reported.
Rahmon reminded his compatriots about the long civil war in the 1990s, which ended with the signing of the General Agreement on Peace and National Accord in Tajikistan on June 27, 1997 in the capital of Russia after lengthy bilateral peace negotiations between the conflicting parties.
Rahmon said peace and cohesion are the most precious blessings of life, and to protect them is the sacred duty of every citizen of Tajikistan. He called on citizens of the Republic not to undermine national unity amid the ‘sensitive conditions’ in the world.
The President emphasised that children should be brought up in the spirit of patriotism and devotion to their homeland. He emphasised that this should be done by officials, scientists, writers, poets and journalists.