Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Шанхайская организация сотрудничества

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1996 Shanghai China


Established with the signing of the Treaty on Deepening Military Trust in Border Regions in Shanghai by the heads of states of Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. Same countries signed the Treaty on Re-education of Military Forces in Border Regions in a meeting, 1997, Moscow (Russia). Current title adopted, 15 Jun 2001, when Uzbekistan joined.


Strengthen mutual trust and good relations among member states; promote effective cooperation in political affairs, economy and trade, scientific-technical, cultural and educational spheres as well as in energy, transportation, tourism and environment protection fields; jointly safeguard and present regional peace, security and stability; strive towards the creation of a democratic, just, rational new international political and economic order.


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Council of Heads of State; Council of Heads of Government; Council of Foreign Ministers; Council of National Coordinators. Permanent bodies: Secretariat, Beijing (China); Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure (RATS), Tashkent (Uzbekistan).


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