Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ended his Tashkent visit after the 16th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit there on June 23-24 while heads of member countries stressed importance of acceleration of process of Iran's membership in SCO.
There are no obstacles left for Iran to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a regional security and economic cooperation body led by China and Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday.
Russian officials have reiterated support for Iran’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and have emphasized that the process for Iran’s membership in the Organization need to be expedited.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization will consider Iran’s application for the full-fledged membership immediately after the UN sanctions are lifted, SCO Secretary General Dmitry Mezentsev said Monday.
Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei on Saturday met Russian President's Special Representative for Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Bakhtiar Khakimov in Moscow where they discussed an upcoming SCO summit to be held in the city of Ufa on July 9-10.