Putin: No obstacles for Iran to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
June 24, 2016
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that there are no longer obstacles to Iran 's accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization , a security and cooperation organization of regional economic Beijing and Moscow - led forces .
Putin said in a speech to the summit of the Organization in Tashkent , capital of Uzbekistan, "after a solution to the Iranian nuclear problem and lift the UN sanctions , there is no longer any obstacles to Iran 's membership in the organization."
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is an international organization with several countries in East Asia, was founded in 2001 and comprises China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and the other countries members of the "Shanghai five , " which was founded in 1996, and after the entry of Uzbekistan in the organization, the organization current in its name was called.
arrived in the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dawn Friday to Tashkent , capital of Uzbekistan to attend SCO summit Taaon.anthy