Country Profile: Tajikistan (Observer)


The Republic of Tajikistan is a landlocked, central Asian country bordered by Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and China. Tajikistan became an independent sovereign state in 1991 following the dissolution of the Soviet Union and is today a presidential republic.

Capital: Dushanbe

There are no nuclear power plants or research reactors located in Tajikistan.

Under the Soviet Union, uranium ore was mined in the Chkalovsk region of Tajikistan. Mining was stopped in 1992, and IAEA records show that both known uranium deposits in the country have been depleted.


        • Observer of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
        • Member of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) since 2001
        • Acceded to the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention in 1999
        • Acceded to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) in 2005
        • Signed the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) in 1993
          • Ratified in 1995
        • Signed the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) in 1996
          • Ratified in 1998
        • Acceded to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons in 1999
        • Acceded to the Convention on Environmental Modification Techniques (ENMOD) in 1999
        • Acceded to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials (CPPNM) in 1996
        • Signed the International Convention on the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (ICSANT) in 2005
        • Signed the Treaty on a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in Central Asia (CANWFZ) in 2006
          • Ratified in 2009
        • Acceded to the Treaty for the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) in 1995


        • Member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
        • Member of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO)
        • Member of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
        • Member of the Asia-Pacific Group
        • Member of the G-77


Permanent Mission of the Republic of Tajikistan to the United Nations - Geneva

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan

UN State Summary

Ratification of Treaties & Memberships in International Organizations Related to Disarmament