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.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulates India for hosting the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit, next year.
"We will support India for its presidency next year", said Chinese President Xi Jinping#SCOSummit2022
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Heads of participating States of SCO and international organizations pose for a group photograph at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Uzbekistan's Samarkand pic.twitter.com/EFBOrlTjm2
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