PRESIDENCY OF UZBEKISTAN IN SCO
April 18, 2016
THE MEETING WITH THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF RUSSIAN PRESIDENT FOR SCO AFFAIRS
On April 15, 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a meeting with the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Bakhtiyor Khakimov.
The sides exchanged views on the Uzbek-Russian relations within the framework of SCO, the agenda of the upcoming events during the presidency of Uzbekistan in the organization.
Fruitful outcomes of the 11th Meeting of the Secretaries of Security Councils, which concluded on April 14 have been warmly welcomed. It plays a special role in the system of the S
CO’s multilateral institutions,
It was emphasized that Uzbekistan and Russia are interested in the progressive development of multifaceted cooperation within the SCO, the successful conduct and substantive content of the scheduled for June the meeting of the Council of Heads of States in Tashkent, the implementation of the agreements reached at the high level Summit in Ufa within the Russian presidency in the organization, including decisions on the beginning of procedure for admission of India and Pakistan to the SCO.
The Ambassador of Russia Vladimir Tyurdenev attended the talks.
(Source: Press Service of the MFA of the Republic of Uzbekistan)