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The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and its summit in 2019

By Aspire IAS

17 June 2019

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organization which was preceded by the Shanghai Five mechanism (China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan). With the membership of India and Pakistan in 2017 at Astana, the total members of SCO has increased to eight.