NEWS AND EVENTS
April 20, 2005
Preparation to SCO summit in final stage - report
Preparation to the fifth summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is in its final stage, ?Jahon? agency reported.
The report said that the summit will be held in Astana (Kazakhstan) in June. It added that the SCO started operation practically during the chairmanship of Uzbekistan in the organization.
The report said that the SCO Secretariat in Beijing (China) and Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure (RATS) in Tashkent began to work during Uzbekistan?s presidency in the organization.
Vycheslav Kasymov, director of RATS, told ?Jahon? that the structure is working actively on preparation of list of terrorism, separatism and extremism groups, activity of which will be forbidden in the SCO territory. He added that the SCO member countries also are developing lists of terrorists.