23 May 2022

Why is Iran developing a drone production line in Tajikistan?

trtworld.com

Tajikistan and Iran share common borders in a difficult neighbourhood and both countries have Persian-majorities. Here is what experts say more about their military cooperation.Iran’s move to produce drones for Tajikistan, a Central Asian state having strong cultural and ethnic connections with Tehran, marks a crucial milestone for the Shia-majority country.  While Iran produces drones for its national defence, its drone factory in Tajikistan will be its first offshore arms production facility. [...]