Iran’s Envoy, SCO Head Stress Boosting Coop
Friday 24 April 2015
TEHRAN (Mehr News Agency) – Iran’s future relations with Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) were discussed during the meeting between Iran’s ambassador to Moscow and SCO Secretary General Dmitry Mezentsev.
- Mehdi Sanaei
In addition to reviewing the SCO’s future plans and expert sessions, Iran’s capacities, as well as the upcoming summit meeting of Shanghai member countries on 9-10 July in the Russian city of Ufa were discussed. Iran, along with Afghanistan, India, Mongolia, and Pakistan, have observer status in the SCO.
Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Dmitry Mezentsev, while extending his appreciation for Iran’s active presence in the SCO, deemed boosting regional cooperation beneficial to all SCO countries and expressed hope these interactions would lead to strengthening the countries’ economical ties and regional stability and security.
Iran’s ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanaei, for his part, deemed SCO position on the regional and international developments significant, stressing Iran’s enthusiasm to further boost cooperation with this organization.
From Tehran’s point of view, SCO is a dual purpose security and economic regional organization that is destined to play a prominent role with respect to the sensitive stability issues.