In Astana summit of the Shanghai cooperation organization. Russia is Vladimir Putin. The main topics were the fight against terrorism, the situation in the middle East and the economy. The key event of the summit - joining the SCO India and Pakistan. Today the leaders will take part in the opening ceremony of the exhibition "Astana Expo-2017".
The main event today - the summit of the Shanghai cooperation organization. It opened in the morning in Astana. Our country was represented at the meeting Vladimir Putin. The first procedure is a ceremony of joint photography. Then the talks in narrow format. They are attended by the leaders of Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. The focus on acute regional problems, primarily Afghanistan and the middle East.
The key event of this summit, the SCO membership of India and Pakistan. thus, in the composition of the SCO will have 8 States. They combine for nearly half of the world's population and a quarter of world GDP. It turns out in fact the new "big eight". Later hold talks in expanded format with the heads of the observer States. And the talks will be the adoption of Astana Declaration. Another important event: today, the summit will host the opening of the international exhibition "Expo". Their technological innovations, United by the idea of future energy in Kazakhstan was brought in 115 countries.
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