SCO Members Agree to Work on Unified Terrorist List, Foreign Minister Says | Latest India News

Foreign Minister Vinay Kwatra said an agreement had been reached at the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit on drawing up a unified list of terrorists, separatists and extremist organizations whose activities are prohibited in the territories of SCO member states. The summit was held in the historic city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan.

Kwatra, who accompanied Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the summit, said the prime minister thanked all SCO member states for endorsing Varanasi as the first-ever SCO tourism and cultural capital during the summit. coming year 22-23.

Shortly after, the Foreign Ministry shared a clip depicting the state magnificence of the temple. Varanasi is also Modi’s parliamentary constituency.

India will assume the eight-member SCO presidency and host the next summit.

“As a result of #SCOSamarkandSummit, India will host the next SCO Summit as the Chairman of the Organization in 2023. We will do our best to assist India, our strategic partner, in the implementation of this responsible mission,” Uzbek Foreign Minister Vladimir Norov tweeted.

Chinese President Xi Jinping, who also attended the summit alongside a host of other leaders including Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, praised India for taking over the rotating presidency of the regional group based in Beijing.

“Here, I would like to express China’s congratulations to India on assuming the next SCO chairmanship. We, together with other member states, will support India during its chairmanship,” Xi said. during the summit.

(With agency contributions)


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