courtesy of RK MFA press service
Kazakhstan delegation led by Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov took part in the annual meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO CFM), Kazpravda.kz cites the RK MFA press service reporting.
During the meeting views were exchanged on the most topical issues on the international and regional agenda, and priorities for further development of the SCO activities in the political, economic and humanitarian spheres were discussed.
The foreign ministers of India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan reviewed and approved preparations for the upcoming June 14 meeting in Bishkek of the SCO Heads of State Council meeting, the draft Bishkek Declaration and information statement on the Summit, as well as a number of other resolutions on the current activities of the Organization.
The meeting noted sustainable development of the SCO as a solid platform for strengthening mutual understanding, trustful dialogue and equal partnership between the member states of the Organization. Terrorism was condemned in all its forms and manifestations and creation of a single global anti-terrorist front with a central coordinating role of the UN was supported.
Kazakhstan Minister of Foreign Affairs voiced the position of Kazakhstan on major topical issues, such as the fight against international terrorism, drug trafficking, settlement of regional conflicts, including in Syria and the Middle East.
Kazakhstan has confirmed the intention to continue active work in all the cooperation areas for the strengthening of peace, stability and the welfare of our peoples.
The meeting adopted the information statement of the SCO Ministers of Foreign Affairs.