Press release on an upcoming meeting of the SCO Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs

Sunday, 17 September 2017 18:30

On September 20, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will attend an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, due to be held in New York on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly.

This will be the Council's first meeting in expanded format including the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan after both countries were granted full SCO membership in June 2017.

Pressing tasks and priority development trends in the SCO activities will be high on the meeting's agenda. The participants will also exchange opinions on important global and regional issues with a view to bolstering the organisation's international role.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to attend the meeting.

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