SCO pledges further support to Afghanistan
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is worried about the security situation in Afghanistan, and will continue its support to the reconstruction of the war-torn country, according to a high-level meeting of SCO.
During the vice-foreign-minister-level meeting held Friday in Beijing all sides discussed the current regional security situation and vowed to improve cooperation, Xinhua reported.
The participants included delegates from SCO members states, observer states and Afghanistan, said a press release from the Chinese Foreign Ministry.
Founded in 2001, the SCO groups China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Observer countries include Mongolia, Pakistan, Iran and India while Belarus and Sri Lanka are dialogue partners.