Defense ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and CIS countries signed a joint communique.

According to APA's Moscow correspondent, after the meeting held in Moscow under the chairmanship of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the defense ministers of the SCO and CIS countries adopted a communiqué reflecting joint approaches to solving common problems in the field of security.

Shoigu noted that the participants of the meeting exchanged views on the protection of international security and regional stability, as well as future cooperation in the military field.

At the meeting, the Minister of Defense of China, Colonel-General Wei Fenghe, addressed the military delegations of the SCO and CIS countries through a video link, and conveyed his views on the current situation in the field of international and regional security to the participants.

It should be noted that delegations from 9 countries came to Moscow to participate in the meeting.


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12:31 p.m

A meeting of the defense ministers of the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is being held today in Moscow, the capital of Russia.

APA reports that the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Russia released information about this.

It was noted that the defense ministers of 9 countries will discuss international and regional security issues during the meeting.