MOSCOW, December 9. /TASS/. Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said that Russia will do its utmost for having India included in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at the organization's summit in Ufa in July 2015.
Ushakov told the media the outlook for India’s integration with the SCO would be discussed during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to New Delhi on December 11.
“Of course, India will be interested in our vision of Russia’s SCO presidency and the SCO summit in Ufa. It pins great hopes for admission to the SCO at the UFA summit,” Ushakov said. “The Indian side has already filed an official application. We are doing everything that depends on us to formalize India’s SCO membership at the Ufa summit in July 2015.”