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Tajik president calls for further co-op within SCO framework

11-25-2010 15:49 BJT

DUSHANBE, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Tajik President Emomali Rahmon on Thursday called for further cooperation within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to fight terrorism and separatism and promote regional and global development.

During his meeting with leaders of the SCO member states, Rahmon also spoke highly of the organization's work, saying it played an important role in international relations.

"SCO cooperation has laid the foundation of a legal framework for its members and strengthened international ties," he said.

Rahmon was also optimistic about expected outcomes from the 9th prime ministers' meeting of the SCO here, saying it would tap the potential of international cooperation within SCO framework and expand cooperation among members in all aspects.

"Tajikistan, by the principle of mutual respect, will endeavor to further such cooperation in all fields among SCO member states," he said.

The meeting was held Thursday, with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao attending.

Founded in 2001, the SCO consists of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Mongolia, India, Pakistan and Iran are observers.

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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