Jaishankar attends SCO foreign ministers' meet in Moscow

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Published: September 10,2020 02:42 PM
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September 10, 2020: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers' meeting in Moscow on Thursday.

September 10, 2020: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers' meeting in Moscow on Thursday.



Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov were also present in the meeting.



The SCO currently comprises eight member states -- China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Both India and Pakistan became SCO members in 2017.





Before the SCO meet, Jaishankar held separate meetings with his Tajik, Uzbek and Kyrgyz counterparts to discuss ways to boost bilateral cooperation in various sectors and issues of mutual and regional interest.



Jaishankar also posed for a group photograph with the SCO Foreign Ministers.



The External Affairs Minister is scheduled to meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at 6 pm today amid the tensions between two countries over the standoff in Ladakh.