Member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)
will discuss joint anti-terrorism measures to secure the Beijing
Olympic Games next year in a meeting in Russia on Friday.
SCO's Regional Anti-Terror Agency will host the meeting in
central Russia's Yekaterinburg, which will involve representatives
of Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and
Uzbekistan, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said on
Those delegates will also find ways to improve cooperation
between the SCO member states in fighting terrorism, separatism and
extremism, and new mechanisms of interaction and information
exchanges, the FSB said.
Founded in Chinese economic hub Shanghai in 2001, the SCO works
to promote economic and security cooperation among member states,
maintain regional peace, security and stability and contribute to
the establishment of a fair, reasonable and democratic
(Xinhua News Agency September 28, 2007)