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SCO Opposed to Military Intervention in Syria

Posted June 7th, 2012 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders of a regional security bloc led by China and Russia wrapped up their annual summit in Beijing Thursday by voicing opposition to outside intervention in the Middle East. At the end of the two-day meeting, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization released a statement saying it is also against “forcing a handover of power or using […]

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SCO Summit Slams US, NATO Missile Defense Plans

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on Wednesday ended their regional summit in the Kazakh capital, Astana, by criticizing U.S. plans for a missile shield, saying it could damage strategic stability and global security. The regional security and economic bloc, grouping Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, adopted a declaration condemning any unilateral […]

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Ahmadinejad Urges Central Asia to End Domination of ‘Enslavers and Colonisers’

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has urged Central Asian nations to create a new world order that ends the domination of what he called the “enslavers and colonizers of the past” — a reference to Western powers. Mr. Ahmadinejad was speaking Wednesday at the opening of a regional summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in the […]

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Shanghai Cooperation Summit Opens in Kazakhstan

Posted June 15th, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Central and South Asian leaders sat down Wednesday for security talks with their Russian and Chinese counterparts at the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Kazakhstan. The leaders were expected to discuss expanding the core six-member group for the first time since it was founded 10 years ago. India, Pakistan and Iran all […]

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