Iran to join Shanghai alliance with China, Russia next week: Lavrov

AFP , Friday 30 Jun 2023

Iran will be formally approved as a member of the regional Shanghai Cooperation Organisation with China, Russia and Central Asian countries, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gives a speech during the opening of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) National Peoples Diplomacy Centre in Moscow on June 30, 2023. AFP

 

"At the meeting of heads of state on July 4, the full membership of Iran will be approved," Lavrov said at the opening of an SCO centre in Moscow.

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