India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

Pakistan becomes member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Pakistan becomes member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Putin also said that the SCO members should work on combing economic cooperation efforts and national strategies to bring together the capacities of the existing integration projects in Eurasia, including the Eurasian Economic Community (EURASEC) and the One Belt, One Road initiative.

Terrorism is violation of human rights and basic human values. "The fight against terrorism is an important part of the SCO cooperation", he said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday in a veiled dig at both Pakistan and China, called for joint efforts to eliminate terrorism even as he emphasised that connectivity projects should not impinge on a country's sovereignty.

President Jinping congratulated India on its expected official membership of the SCO and stated China's willingness to strengthen cooperation with India under the SCO framework and jointly make positive contribution to its sound and steady development.

"We have full faith that SCO would give a new push to fight terrorism", he said. "As per BRI we should be prepared for risks if want to go global". Respect to sovereignty and regional integrity is necessary.

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Alongside the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenk, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani and Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj also attended the summit as observers.

During their meeting on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation held in Beijing last month, the two leaders reached an important consensus on maintaining a high-level China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination and enhancing all-round cooperation, according to the Chinese president.

President Jinping said China and India, as the two largest developing countries in the world, should focus more on cooperation, advance side by side, lend support to each other's development, uphold world peace and promote common development.

From a primarily Eurasian construct, SCO now expands its footprint in the Indian subcontinent with the induction of India and Pakistan as full members. Pakistan became a full member of the SCO. "If Russia uses its strength and convince China, then the positive result will be seen in terms of terrorism", Sinha asserted.

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