Iranian president to visit Kyrgyzstan next month to attend SCO summit

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit the Kyrgyz capital city of Bishkek in September to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in the Central Asian country.

The visit to Bishkek will be Rouhani’s first foreign trip since taking office on August 4.

The SCO Summit will begin work on September 13 in Bishkek.

Iran, along with Afghanistan, India, Mongolia, and Pakistan, has an observer status in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

The SCO is an intergovernmental security organization that was founded in 2001 in Shanghai by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

Iran has always participated in the SCO summits as an observer member.

By Fars News Agency

 

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