MINSK, 28 July (BelTA) – Belarus Defense Minister, Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin assessed the state of things and development prospects of regional and international security at a regular conference of the defense ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Dushanbe, BelTA learned from the Defense Ministry.
The parties exchanged views on challenges and threats to military security and measures to neutralize them. Viktor Khrenin voiced Belarus' position on this topic. Since 2015, Belarus has had an observer status in the organization.
In addition, the Belarusian defense minister held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from the People's Republic of China, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and the Republic of India. The parties exchanged views on the state and prospects of bilateral relations, outlined cooperation plans for the near future.