Sep 17, 2021 12:58 PM IST
In a virtual address at the annual SCO summit, Modi said the "root cause" of the problems facing the region is increasing radicalisation and the developments in Afghanistan reflected the challenge.
- Sep 17, 2021 08:50 AM IST
Jaishankar, who is in the Tajik capital to attend a key meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on the situation in Afghanistan after its takeover by the Taliban last month, in a tweet said he was “glad to meet” Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian on the sidelines of the SCO meet in Dushanbe.
- Jul 14, 2021 01:19 PM IST
The meeting of the Contact Group on Afghanistan will give India the opportunity to understand what Beijing has planned for the troubled country, sources say. The group is an organ of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, whose foreign ministers are currently meeting in Tajikistan
- Jun 24, 2021 10:56 AM IST
Tajikistan, the current president of the SCO, is hosting the meeting of the top national security officials of the eight-nation grouping on June 23 and 24.
- Sep 15, 2020 07:52 PM IST
As per reports, Indian NSA Ajit Doval walked out of the conference to register India's opposition to the Pakistani representative's move to push the wrong map on a multilateral platform
- Jan 15, 2020 08:35 AM IST
However, it is up to Pakistan whether they want to send their prime minister or some other representative instead
- Nov 12, 2019 06:45 PM IST
The SCO is a China-led eight-member economic and security bloc in which India and Pakistan were admitted as full members in 2017. Its founding members included China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
- Jun 19, 2019 11:19 AM IST
Since India and Pakistan were included in the grouping in 2017, the China-led eight-member bloc has gained strategic importance.
- Jun 17, 2019 12:44 PM IST
For engaging a serious organisation having the potential to play a significant role in the emerging Asian architecture, India’s proposed HEALTH vision was more of a slogan rather than a serious policy announcement.
- May 22, 2019 12:22 PM IST
Swaraj arrived here in the Kyrgyz capital on Tuesday to attend a two-day meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers.
- May 20, 2019 11:39 AM IST
The External Affairs Ministry said the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) will exchange views on topical issues of international and regional importance, besides reviewing the preparation for the SCO Summit in Bishkek from June 13-14.
- Apr 30, 2019 08:52 AM IST
Sitharaman attended the SCO Defence Ministers' conclave in Bishkek where ways to further boost defence and security cooperation among the member countries in the wake of evolving security challenges in the region were discussed.
- Nov 29, 2018 10:50 AM IST
Strengthening regional security, economic cooperation, transit and energy linkages and deepening of cultural ties are some of the areas where cooperation between the UN and the SCO will contribute positively, India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Tanmaya Lal said.
- Oct 12, 2018 05:03 PM IST
She said India's ties with Central Asian nations have reached new heights during the tenure of the current government. She said that Tajikistan is an important country for India.
- Oct 12, 2018 01:45 PM IST
Swaraj, who is here to attend a two-day conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)'s Council of Heads of Government (CHG), called on Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon along with the heads of delegation from other SCO countries.
- Jul 15, 2018 05:05 PM IST
The broad objective of the exercise is to boost cooperation among the SCO countries to deal with challenge of terrorism and extremism.
- Jun 11, 2018 08:18 AM IST
Prime Minister Modi and Pakistan President Hussain attended the summit for the first time after both countries were admitted as members of the Beijing-based Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) last year.
- Jun 08, 2018 09:34 PM IST
Chinese foreign ministry says discussions on the Kashmir issue will have no place at the event.
- May 23, 2018 12:57 PM IST
In his address to the representatives to the 13th meeting of Security Council Secretaries of the SCO here yesterday, Xi said maintaining regional security and stability has been the top priority of the bloc since it was founded.
- Apr 24, 2018 09:35 PM IST
"The foreign ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan reiterated their support for the 'Belt and Road Initiative' proposed by China," said a joint statement issued by SCO Foreign Ministers at the end of their one-day meeting here today.
- Apr 20, 2018 07:55 PM IST
Sitharaman is travelling to China from April 23 to 25 to attend a meeting of SCO defence ministers' meeting, they said.
- Nov 30, 2017 08:33 AM IST
The summit will be held on November 30 and December 1 and is likely to discuss issues relating to the regional security scenario, including situations in the Gulf and Afghanistan
- Jun 15, 2017 01:35 PM IST
Speaking at the flag raising ceremony of India and Pakistan at the headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) here, Indian Ambassador to China Vijay Gokhale highlighted India's sovereignty concerns without directly referring to USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) being laid through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
- Jun 15, 2017 12:23 PM IST
"As a founding member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), we are very happy about the membership of India and Pakistan," China's Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou said at a ceremony at the SCO headquarters here to formally admit the two nations as new members of the grouping.
- Jun 12, 2017 09:23 PM IST
At the same time, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) could help bring India and Pakistan closer to addressing their differences.