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Hu attends annual SCO Summit

Chinese president attends SCO summit in Tashkent

Chinese President Hu Jintao and leaders of other Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states met in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent Friday to work out strategies to meet the security and economic challenges facing the region. Full story

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About the "SCO"

The SCO is an inter-governmental organization founded on June 15, 2001 in Shanghai, by China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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