Readiness to Help SCO Fight Terrorism

Readiness to Help SCO Fight TerrorismReadiness to Help SCO Fight Terrorism

 Ambassador in Moscow Mehdi Sanaei voiced Tehran’s readiness to share its experience with the member states of Shanghai Cooperation Organization in fighting terrorism.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to share its experience with SCO countries and cooperate with them more actively in forging security and stability in the region,” Sanaei was quoted as saying by Fars News Agency on Friday.

The ambassador stressed that extremism and terrorism are major security problems both in the region and the world.

“There are concerns about growing influence of terrorism and extremism in SCO member states,” he said.

Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a Eurasian intergovernmental organization founded in 2001 in Shanghai by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

The organization currently has six members. Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan and India are observer states and the SCO’s dialogue partners include Belarus, Sri Lanka and Turkey.