SCO military exercise

SCO military exercise

India China and other members to participate in SCO military exercise this year

SCO military exercise
Two minute reads :
  • India, Pakistan, China and other members of the Sanghai Cooperation Organization ( SCO ) will hold a joint anti terrorism exercise in 2021.
  • The exercise is titled by ” Pabbi – Antiterror – 2021 “.
  • The decision to hold the joint exercise was announced during the 36th meeting of the Council of the Regional Anti Terrorist Structure ( RATS ) held in Taskent, Uzbekistan on March 18, 2021.
  • RATS, headquartered in Taskent, is a permanent organ of the SCO which serves to promote cooperation of members states against terrorism, separatism and extremism.

SCO military exercise

  • The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a Eurasian political, economic, and security alliance, announced in 15 June 2001 in Sanghai.
  • The SCO is the largest regional organization in the world in terms of geographic coverage and population.
  • India and Pakistan admitted as full members of this SCO military exercise in 2017.
  • The SCO’s official languages are Russian and Chinese.

SCO members

  • China
  • India
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Russia
  • Pakistan
  • Tajikistan
  • Uzbekistan

Four Observer states

  • Afghanistan
  • Belarus
  • Iran
  • Mongolia

Six dialogue partners :

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Cambodia
  • Nepal
  • Sri Lanka
  • Turkey

Objectives

  • Promoting effective cooperation in politics, trade & economy, research & technology and culture.
  • Strengthening mutual trust and neighbourliness among the member states.
  • Maintain and ensure peace, security and stability in the region.
  • Enhancing ties in education, energy, transport, tourism, environmental protection, etc.

List of Summits :

  • 2019 : Kyrgyzstan
  • 2020 : Russia
  • 2021 : Tajikistan
  • 2022 : Uzbekistan
SCO military exercise
Reference: https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/india-pak-china-to-participate-in-sco-joint-anti-terrorism-exercise-this-year-1782023-2021-03-22

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