Friday, July 1, 2022

Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

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.

Iran Calls for Global Unity against US’ Unilateralism

In an address to the SCO Summit in Bishkek, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the international community to stand up against the Trump administration's policies, which he describes as a serious threat to the world.

Iranian President Attends SCO Summit in Bishkek

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has attended the 19th summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) held in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek.

Rouhani to Visit Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan for Asian Summits

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is going to start a tour of Central Asia that will take him to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan for the SCO and CICA summits.

Iran, Uzbekistan Discuss Enhanced Relations

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Vladimir Norov, the head of Uzbekistan’s Institute for Strategic and Regional Studies and the future Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), have discussed issues of mutual interest in Tehran.

SCO Member States Express Full Support for Iran Nuclear Deal: FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says there was a global support for the JCPOA during the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit in China.

Iranian, Chinese Presidents Discuss Nuclear Deal, Expansion of Ties

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has conferred with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on a multilateral nuclear agreement Tehran signed with the P5+1 group of countries in 2015 and mutual relations, particularly in economic and trade sectors.

Afghanistan’s Stability Vital for Regional Development: Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran has always contributed to peace and stability in the neighbouring Afghanistan because a stable and secure Afghanistan is highly critical for the regional security and development.

Putin Says Russia Supports Iran’s Full SCO Membership

Russian President Vladimir Putin says his government is eager to see Iran joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as a full member, in a show of friendship between Tehran and Moscow.

“Tehran Welcomes Development of Economic, Defence Ties with Islamabad”

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran welcomes the all-out development of its ties with Pakistan, and the two sides must use the extensive capacities available to further enhance the level of bilateral relations and cooperation, especially in the economic sphere.

Tajikistan Opposed to Iran’s Full SCO Membership

While Russia has repeatedly backed Iran’s full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), some other members, particularly Tajikistan, seem to be opposed to the accession.

Why Zarif Left SCO Meeting in Tashkent

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour dismissed allegations that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting in Tashkent as a sign of protest.

Putin: No Barriers to Iran’s Accession to SCO

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, June 24, that there are no obstacles for admitting Iran to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

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