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Kazakhstan: Putin, Xi Jinping and other SCO leaders begin meeting in Astana 01:36

Kazakhstan: Putin, Xi Jinping and other SCO leaders begin meeting in Astana

Kazakhstan, Astana
June 9, 2017 at 07:19 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin, his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, alongside other leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) were seen arriving for the 17th SCO Heads of State Council meeting in Astana on Friday.

Upon the arrival the SCO leaders were greeted by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev whose country is hosting this year's meeting.

Putin, Jinping, Nazarbayev, as well as their Kyrgyz, Tajik and Uzbek counterparts, Atambayev, Rahmon and Mirziyoyev respectively, are due to discuss the current state of the organisation and its prospects for development, as well as to exchange views on topical issues such as regional and international policy.

Kazakhstan: Putin, Xi Jinping and other SCO leaders begin meeting in Astana 01:36
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, alongside other leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) were seen arriving for the 17th SCO Heads of State Council meeting in Astana on Friday.

Upon the arrival the SCO leaders were greeted by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev whose country is hosting this year's meeting.

Putin, Jinping, Nazarbayev, as well as their Kyrgyz, Tajik and Uzbek counterparts, Atambayev, Rahmon and Mirziyoyev respectively, are due to discuss the current state of the organisation and its prospects for development, as well as to exchange views on topical issues such as regional and international policy.

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