The countries of the Shanghai cooperation Organization (SCO) is expected to increase efforts to deal with the destabilizing factors in world politics, most importantly, the dissemination of terrorist threat, said on Wednesday the Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov.
"We aim to further deepen cooperation in the battle against crime, separatism, extremism, illegal drug trafficking and transnational organized crime," said the Morgulov on the opening of the 10th session of the SCO forum in Khanty-Mansiysk.
according to him, the utmost attention to security issues today confined to Afghanistan. The morgulov said that the unsettled situation in the country is exacerbated by the emergence of new hotbeds of tension." Specifically referring to the emergence in Afghanistan terrorist movement " Islamic state ". Distribution of metastases terrorist activity can cause an explosion and new manifestations of instability in the region ", - noted he.
According to the Deputy Minister, the events in the middle East and North Africa, maintaining the tension in Ukraine are in greater danger." All of this is a result of attempts by individual countries to build for themselves the international community, to obstruct the formation of a multipolar world order ", - he said.
"We planned to increase collective efforts to boost the immunity of the SCO in such destabilizing factors in the 1st turn, increasing the effectiveness of regional anti-terrorist structure," he finished Morgulov.
The Shanghai cooperation organization (SCO) - continuously operating International intergovernmental organization. The Declaration on the establishment of the SCO signed at the meeting of the heads of the countries in Shanghai fifteen June 2001. Today, the SCO members are Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The observer status granted to Mongolia, India, Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan. In September 2014, Pakistan and India have filed a formal application for membership in the SCO, Iran also claim to full membership in the Organization. The application for observer status submitted Sri Lanka and Armenia. The status of "dialogue partner" of the SCO are Belarus, Sri Lanka and Turkey.