SCO foreign ministers meeting held in Kyrgyzstan

SCO foreign ministers meeting held in Kyrgyzstan
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  • calendar-gray 22 May 2019

Foreign ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states held a ministerial meeting in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek on Wednesday, ONAreports citing Anadolu Agency.

Among the attendees were Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Chingiz Aidarbekov, Russia’s Sergei Lavrov, Kazakhstan’s Beibut Atamkulov, Uzbekistan’s Abdulaziz Kamilov, Tajikistan’s Sirodjidin Aslov, India’s Sushma Swaraj, Pakistan’s Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Secretary-General of the SCO Vladimir Norov.

After the meeting, Aidarbekov told reporters that they have signed a medium-term roadmap for the development of cooperation between the SCO Secretariat and the observer states and dialogue partner countries.

Turkey is a dialogue partner country of the organization since 2012.

Aydarbekov also said the participants exchanged views on regional and international issues.
The SCO is a Eurasian political, economic, and security organization established in 2001, originally including Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

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