Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Established- 15 June 2001
Aim- to combat terrorism, extremism, and separatism; to safeguard regional security through mutual trust, disarmament, and cooperative security; and to increase cooperation in political, trade, economic, scientific and technological, cultural, and educational fields
Members- (6) China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
dialogue members- (3) Belarus, Sri Lanka Turkey
Observers- (5) Afghanistan, India, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan