Monday, July 13, 2009
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is an intergovernmental mutual-security organization which was founded in 2001 by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Except for Uzbekistan, the other countries had been members of the Shanghai Five, founded in 1996; after the inclusion of Uzbekistan in 2001, the members renamed the organization.
Member states: 6 Members
2 Dialogue Partner
Secretary General Bolat Nurgaliyev
Deputy Secretary General Vladimir Zakharov
Treaty on Deepening Military Trust in Border Regions 26 April 199