Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Iran Parliament approves accession to Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Iranian lawmakers have unanimously approved legislation on the accession of Iran to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a Eurasian political, economic and security body based in China.

President Raisi calls for efforts to tackle political and economic unilateralism

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said the US is seeking to force its demands and domestic laws on the international system.

MP: Iran’s SCO membership ‘practical measure’ in neutralizing US sanctions

An Iranian lawmaker says the Islamic Republic’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) amounts to a “practical measure” in neutralizing the sanctions imposed by the US on the country.

Putin in meeting with Raisi: NATO threats beyond Europe

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says threats posed by the NATO military alliance are not limited to Europe alone but goes beyond the continent.

SCO head: Iran plays major role in regional, global security

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)’s secretary general praises Iran as a great and influential world country, which plays a significant role in strengthening regional and global security.

Iran’s trade with SCO surges by 31%

The spokesman for Iran’s Customs Organization says the country's trade with members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in the first five months of the current Iranian year of 1401 was valued at 17 billion dollars.

Russia: Iran to sign memorandum to gain official membership of SCO

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said several encouraging decisions, including about Iran's official membership, will be made in the upcoming summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

Official reaffirms Iran SCO, BRICS partnership in intl. decision-making

Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs says presence in Shanghai Cooperation Organization and BRICS Plus will make Tehran a partner to major international political, security and economic decision-making.

Iranian president to attend SCO summit in Uzbekistan in September

Uzbekistan’s national coordinator for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization whose country is to host the grouping’s summit in September says Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will attend the meeting.

Envoy: Iran preparing documents to join Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Tehran is preparing the necessary documents to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Iranian envoy to Russia Kazem Jalali said in an interview with TASS.

Iran’s non-oil trade with SCO surges by 29%

Iran’s non-oil trade volume with permanent and observer member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has increased by 29 percent in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year, the spokesperson for Iran’s Customs Administration says.

Mission: Iran to become full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Iran will obtain full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in September and will officially become the ninth member state of the alliance in 2023, according to the Islamic Republic’s Embassy in China.

SCO chief: Iran could become full member in 2023

The secretary general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization says Iran could become a full SCO member in 2023 if it fulfils its commitments.

Iran’s trade with SCO member states grew 33% last year: Official

Iran’s bilateral trade with the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) grew 33 percent in the last Persian-calendar year (ended March 20), the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration says.

Iran exports to SCO members increases 41 percent

The spokesman for Iran’s Customs Organization says in the first 11 months of this Persian year, the country and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization traded over 48.9 million tons of goods worth more than 32.7 billion dollars.

Iran MPS Urge Govt. Planning to Best Benefit from SCO Membership

A group of 160 Iranian lawmakers, in a letter, have called for government planning and active economic diplomacy to make the most out of the Islamic Republic’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Russia: Iran’s SCO membership ‘very useful decision’

Moscow regards Tehran's accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) a very useful decision, and its SCO partners share this opinion, a Russian diplomat says.

Iran’s Raisi back home after attending high-profile summit

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has said the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s decision to make the Islamic Republic a permanent member of this influential body provides a strong economic connection for the nation and means Iran is now linked with Asia’s economic infrastructure and its sustainable resources.

Raisi: Unilateralism on the decline globally

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has said the Islamic Republic’s policy is to oppose unilateralism and support multilateralism based on justice and mutual respect.

Iran becomes full SCO member

The Islamic Republic of Iran has become the ninth full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

Assassination of Iranian Officials Amounts to State-Sponsored Terrorism: VP

First Vice-President of Iran Es’haq Jahangiri has denounced the assassination of top Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani and prominent scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh as blatant examples of state-sponsored terrorism, urging the global condemnation of such inhumane crimes.

Iran’s First VP to Attend SCO Virtual Summit

Iran’s First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri will attend the 19th meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of Government, which is to be held via videoconference on November 30, 2020.

Iran’s President to Deliver Speech at SCO Conference

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is to deliver a speech at the 20th meeting of member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to be held via video conferencing on November 10, 2020.

Balance in Fulfilling Obligations Key to Saving JCPOA: VP Jahangiri

Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says the survival of the 2015 nuclear deal is only possible through a balance in the fulfillment of obligations by all parties and Iran’s enjoyment form the JCPOA’s economic benefits.

Iran Urges Closer Cooperation among SCO Member States

Iran’s first vice-president has urged member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to tap into their potential to further enhance mutual cooperation.

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