13:03 PresidentBelarus' priorities in SCO: From green corridors to peaceful atom "The priorities of Belarus in the SCO are unchanged: effective cooperation with partners to strengthen regional security, intensive development of economic cooperation, and expansion of humanitarian ties," Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
12:55 PresidentLukashenko: West's attempts to keep unipolar world order resulted in severe crisis The West's attempts to keep the unipolar world order have resulted in a severe political and economic crisis, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he addressed a meeting of the SCO Heads of State Council in Samarkand.
12:45 PresidentLukashenko sees SCO as a solid foundation for new world architecture "Being guided by the main goals and principles, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization provides a real platform for an equal and respectful dialogue," Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed.
12:28 PartnersRare 1,600-year-old writing set unearthed in Istanbul In a historic first, a writing set dating back over a millennium and a half, to the age of imperial Rome, has been unearthed in a suburb of Istanbul, a Turkish university announced.
12:27 PresidentBelarus' membership bid receives unanimous support from SCO member states "We are very grateful for the unanimous support of our bid to join the organization as a full member," Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
12:17 PoliticsPutin: Belarus' membership in SCO will strengthen organization "We have always supported the full-scale participation in the SCO of Belarus who is a strategic partner and ally of Russia," Vladimir Putin stressed.
12:09 PoliticsBelarus, China establish relations of all-weather and comprehensive strategic partnership The Republic of Belarus and the People's Republic of China have established relations of all-weather and comprehensive strategic partnership. The corresponding Joint Declaration was adopted in Samarkand.
11:59 Politics'Shanghai spirit' seen as source of strength for SCO, guideline for future The "Shanghai spirit” is not only a source of strength for the growth and strengthening of the organization. It is also a guideline for the future, Chinese President Xi Jinping said.
11:34 PoliticsSCO urged to prioritize logistics, food and energy security In terms of economy the Shanghai Cooperation Organization should prioritize transit and transport, food and energy security, Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said.
11:22 PoliticsIndia calls on SCO to develop reliable supply chains in the region The Shanghai Cooperation Organization should make efforts to develop reliable supply chains in the region, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said as he addressed a meeting of the SCO Heads of State Council in Samarkand.
10:55 SocietyLegislative support for Belarus-Russia integration discussed in Moscow Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi met with First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Ivan Melnikov.
10:30 PartnersSamarkand SCO summit: What's on the agenda The 22nd meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will be held in the city of Samarkand on Thursday.
10:29 PoliticsSCO expected to turn into most effective regional organization There are all the prerequisites for the SCO to turn into the most effective regional organization, Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said.
10:15 PoliticsBelarus, Russia review implementation of concerted border policy The border agencies of Belarus and Russia discussed the status of implementation of the concerted border policy, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.
10:02 PartnersYazdani, Iran's proudest world and Olympics wrestler: I'm not after record breaking After reaching world wrestling final, Hossein Yazdani with his 8 world and Olympics medals broke Takhti and Surian's records, to become the proudest Iranian wrestler in medal winning, but he says he is not after breaking records.