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Ghani Arrives in Bishkek to Attend SCO Summit

13 Jun 2019 Ariana News

President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday left Kabul to attend the 19th summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

The presidential palace said in a statement that besides speaking at the summit, President Ghani will also meet with heads of various states on the sidelines of the conference.

The two-day SCO summit begins today.

The summit will focus on a number of regional and international issues including economic cooperation, security developments in Afghanistan and the Afghan peace process.

Founded in 2001, the SCO is a China-led political, economic and security bloc comprising eight members — China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India, and Pakistan.

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