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Russia to host multi-nation counter-terrorism exercise “Peace Mission 2018”

The multi-nation counter-terrorism exercise “Peace Mission” will be held at the Ural mountains of Russia in September 2018, which will take place under the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The purpose of the exercise will be to enhance counter-terror cooperation among the 8 SCO member countries. It will be for the first time since ..

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China to host 2018 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit

The 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO-2018) will be hosted by China in the city of Qingdao in June, 2018. China had taken over the rotating chair of SCO after the17th SCO summit 2017, which was held in Astana, Kazakhstan in June 2017. The SCO is consists of China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and ..

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India demands greater role in SCO

India has made vociferous demand for its full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, SCO. It has demanded a larger role for itself in the security grouping in Afghanistan in the wake of the withdrawal of US-led NATO troops from the war-ridden country. India is keen to play a major role in the counter-terrorism structure ..

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Russia: Putin for expansion of SCO membership

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin told the SCO s Council of Ministers summit in St Petersburg that Russia favoured the expansion of the membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). Enlargement will add to the SCO s capabilities, authority and influence. Russia also supported the idea of creating an energy club within the framework of ..

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Joint Strategic Military Exercises to be held by the CSTO countries

CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization): 7 former Soviet republics form the CSTO CSTO to hold joint strategic military exercises code-named “Center 2011” Drills will begin are due to take place in Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan Game will be held under the leadership of Russian General Staff Chief Army General and the active phase of ..

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