The Heat: SCO Summit

The Heat

Participants attend the meeting in an expanded format at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) leaders’ summit in Samarkand on September 16, 2022. (Photo by Sergei BOBYLYOV / SPUTNIK / AFP)

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is the world’s largest regional bloc, covering approximately 60% of the area of Eurasia, 40% of the world population, and more than 30% of global GDP.

The group finished its annual meeting, this time hosted in Uzbekistan – with many agreements and bilateral talks.

Aljosa Milenkovic has the details from Samarkand.

To discuss:

  • Sourabh Gupta is Senior Asia-Pacific international relations policy specialist, at the Institute for China-America Studies.
  • Dmitry Babich is a journalist and political analyst.
  • Einar Tangen is a Senior Fellow at the Taihe Institute.
  • Chidanand Rajghatta is Foreign Editor and U.S Bureau Chief of the Times of India.


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