Tajik Border Troops
|Allegiance||Military of Tajikistan|
|Branch||Ministry of the Interior|
The Border Troops, also called the Border Service, is the border security force of Tajikistan. Functioning under the military of Tajikistan, the border guards are trained by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, along with the Afghan Border Police. A higher education college is located in the capitol, Dushanbe, the Border Troops Academy, and a Border Troops Training Centre is located south of it, in the Rudaki District.
In 2011, the Border Troops, along with the national army and mobile forces, took part in a military drill with Kyrgyzstan. Their objective was to eliminate two terrorist groups on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border. In late 2014, four Tajik border guards were abducted from their posts on the border with Afghanistan by an unidentified group.
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- OSCE supports training for Tajik border guard services on refugees and asylum issues. OSCE. Published 9 December 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2013.
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- Tajikistan Identifies Border Guards Abducted by Afghans. Radio Liberty. Published 9 January 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015.