Russian PM urges for stability in Afghanistan

Medvedev refers to the recent deal on Iran's nuclear program as an example of positive developments around the world.

Russian PM urges for stability in Afghanistan

World Bulletin / News Desk

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said his country is ready to sustain cooperation with the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in ensuring stability in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan is a major issue in the summit, Medvedev said while participating in the SCO Summit which started on Friday in the Uzbekistan's capital of Tashkent in calling on member states to strive for Afghanistan's development economically and socially.

Expressing that there are positive developments around the world despite problems, he gave the recent deal on Iran's nuclear program as an example.

"Russia has been making effort for a diplomatic solution" to the Syrian crisis, he added.

Medvedev held talks with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang before the summit.

SCO is a Eurasian political, economic and military organisation which was founded in 2001 in Shanghai by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

Last Mod: 29 Kasım 2013, 17:06
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