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Russia elated over Iran joining SCO, says Putin | TASS |
On many international issues Moscow and Tehran have close or coinciding positions, the president stressed at a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi on the sidelines of the SCO summit.
"As we agreed with you, we have done everything for Iran to become a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Our partners in this organization have supported your application, all that is left is one last formality. It is indeed a formality, and Iran is joining this already serious, large and authoritative international organization."
The current members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, founded in 2001, are India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The observer countries are Afghanistan, Belarus, Iran and Mongolia; the partner countries are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Nepal, Turkey, and Sri Lanka. The current SCO summit in Samarkand is expected to finalize the admission of Iran and grant the status of a dialogue partner to Egypt, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
Missing the UAE which nation is aligned with Israel, the UK and the US.
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”I pray for God's mercy to our brothers who were martyred during the clashes on the Azerbaijan-Armenia border, and I wish recovery to the wounded. I offer my condolences to the people of Azerbaijan, including my brother President Ilham Aliyev. As always, the whole world should know that we are with our Azerbaijani brothers," Erdogan said.
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