Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: Summit final declaration aims at tightening counter-terrorism cooperation

On 11 June, the Member States of the Shangai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) issued a declaration following their 10th annual summit in Tashkent (Uzbekistan).

The declaration states that SCO members, namely China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, should further enhance their cooperation in fighting all forms of terrorism and strengthen dialogue between different civilizations and cultures so as to prevent the growth of terrorism and extremism. No reference to human rights was included in the final declaration.

(h/t ICJ)

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