Production of Russian flu vaccines in Nicaragua may start on October 22Society & Culture October 22, 7:44
Mascot of 2018 World Cup should be remembered like Olympic Mishka, Mutko saysSport October 22, 6:31
Nineteen people killed, 3 injured in helicopter crash landing in Russia's YamalSociety & Culture October 22, 5:00
Donetsk’s suburb comes under shelling by Ukrainian troopsWorld October 22, 4:16
Russia to host 2018 FIFA World Cup at highest level — MutkoSport October 22, 2:12
Wolf chosen as mascot of 2018 FIFA World Cup in RussiaSport October 22, 2:00
Warming in Russian-British relations not in sight over short term, says expertRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 1:38
Ceasefire agreements signed with 15 more Syrian settlements — Russian Defense MinistryWorld October 22, 0:39
Russian State Duma speaker confirms readiness to meet PACE presidentRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 0:15
“Pakistan participates in the activity of the organisation as an observer state. We consider SCO a convenient forum to discuss the topical issues of regional agenda and we are really looking forward to being officially admitted to the organisation as a full-fledged member”, she said regarding the forthcoming SCO summit, scheduled this September in Dushanbe.
Earlier, the current Pakistani National Security Adviser, Sartaj Aziz, told ITAR-TASS that Islamabad planed to keep on struggling for the SCO full-fledged membership after the new admission rules were adopted at the SCO summit in September, 2014.
“The Shanghai Organisation is able to promote peacekeeping and ease tensions in Afghanistan, for many countries in the region have joined it. The Afghanistan situation will be one of the major topics on the agenda at the SCO Dushanbe summit”, Pakistani adviser stressed.
At the moment the Shanghai Cooperation Organization includes six member countries: Kazakhstan, Kirgizia, China, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Afghanistan, India, Iran, Mongolia and Pakistan have the status of observer states, while Belarus, Turkey and Sri Lanka are dialogue partners.