Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 10
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and his Tajik counterpart Emomalii Rahmon held an official meeting in capital city of Tajikistan, Dushanbe.
Rouhani departed Astana for Dushanbe on Sept. 10 on the second leg of his five day regional tour, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported.
The two sides are expected to sign a number of cooperation agreements in various fields during the Rouhani's visit. The Iranian president is accompanied by a high-ranking political and economic delegation, including a number of cabinet members.
Rouhani also will attend the 14th summit meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization or SCO is a Eurasian inter-governmental organization which was founded in 2001 in Shanghai by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
The SCO currently has six full members. Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan, and India are observer states and the organizations dialogue partners include Belarus, Sri Lanka, and Turkey.