As a founding member of the SCO, how does Uzbekistan see the SCO’s development and contribution to regional peace and prosperity over the past 20 years? Bakhtiyor Saidov:
Since its founding almost 20 years ago, the SCO has developed into an authoritative regional organization and an effective and open multilateral cooperation platform. One of the key factors for the success of the organization is that it has adapted to the complicated and continually changing world situation, and has skillfully integrated the overall interests of member states in the fields of both security and economic development.
Since its establishment, the SCO has firmly adhered to the Shanghai Spirit, placing great emphasis on amity and unity among member states and effectively coping with challenges that threaten regional security.
As a founding member of the SCO,