President: SCO has potential to resolve conflicts in Kyrgyzstan

Politics Materials 15 June 2011 13:55 (UTC +04:00)

Kazakhstan, Astana, June 15 /Trend, A.Maratov/

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has the potential to resolve the conflicts in Kyrgyzstan, said the President of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbayeva.

"Shanghai spirit between the countries is highly appreciated by the Kyrgyz people." Otunbayeva said at the SCO summit in Astana on Wednesday.

She said the organization countries reacted promptly to last year's events in Kyrgyzstan
At the same time, according to President of Kyrgyzstan, the events in the Middle East and North Africa actualize the issue of developing mechanisms for rapid response to the challenges in the region.

"I think it is time to establish a border security council," said Otunbayeva.
The President also proposed venue of the next SCO summit, for which she offered the shore of Issyk-Kul Lake.

The jubilee summit of SCO takes place today in Astana. Leaders of SCO countries will be summing up the first ten years of the activities of the organization, identify ways of further development and sign a package of documents, the main of which will be the Astana Declaration of the decade.

It is expected that it will contain an idea that the SCO has become an effective mechanism making major decisions and recommendations that make a more significant contribution to regional security, confidence, mutual understanding and economic cooperation.

One-year chairmanship of Kazakhstan to SCO completes and will shift to China.