Baku, Azerbaijan, July 10
China's President Xi Jinping has welcomed the participation of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Cambodia and Nepal in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as partners on dialogue, RIA Novosti reported.
"We also welcome the participation of Belarus as an observer state in the organization," Jinping said addressing the expanded joint meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a permanent intergovernmental organization founded on June 15, 2001 by the leaders of Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
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