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Putin, Erdogan to discuss killing of Iran’s Soleimani on Wednesday – Kremlin Spokesman

Moscow, Jan 8 (Sputnik) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet on Wednesday to discuss the situation in the Middle East following the killing, in a US strike, of Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Sputnik.
Putin flew to Istanbul on Tuesday after a brief visit to Damascus where he met with his Syrian counterpart, Bashar Assad.
Peskov confirmed to Sputnik in the early hours of Wednesday that Putin plans to discuss with Erdogan the killing of Soleimani and its potential consequences.
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Next SCO summit to be held in Uzbekistan from September 15-16, 2022: President

Next SCO summit to be held in Uzbekistan from September 15-16, 2022: President

17 Sep 2021 | 3:00 PM

Tashkent, Sep 17 (UNI/Sputnik) The next summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) heads of state will be held in Uzbekistan from September 15-16, 2022, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said on Friday.

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SCO able to play active role in achieving peace in Afghanistan: Kazakh president

SCO able to play active role in achieving peace in Afghanistan: Kazakh president

17 Sep 2021 | 2:56 PM

Almaty, Sep 17 (UNI/Sputnik) The Shanghai Cooperation Agreement (SCO) is able to play an active role in achieving peace in Afghanistan, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Friday.

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EAM Jaishankar meets Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Dushanbe

EAM Jaishankar meets Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Dushanbe

17 Sep 2021 | 2:48 PM

Dushanbe/New Delhi, Sep 17 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday met Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on the sidelines of the SCO summit in the Tajikistan capital.

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Afghanistan developments highlight challenges posed by growing radicalisation: PM Modi at SCO summit

Afghanistan developments highlight challenges posed by growing radicalisation: PM Modi at SCO summit

17 Sep 2021 | 2:45 PM

New Delhi/Dushanbe, Sep 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the recent developments in Afghanistan have highlighted the challenges posed by growing radicalisation and said the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) must develop a template to fight radicalisation and extremism.

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Campaigning for Japanese ruling party's leadership race starts

17 Sep 2021 | 2:29 PM

Tokyo, Sep 17 (UNI/Xinhua) Campaigning for the leadership race of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to choose the successor to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga officially began on Friday, with four veteran lawmakers competing for the leader position.

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