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Putin's speech at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Astana

Eviralnews, quoted by Novosti news agency, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced today, Thursday, at the meeting of the Council of Heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states in Astana (Kazakhstan) that in the final statement of the Astana Summit, which was to confirm the participants Presented, the commitment of the member states to the formation of a just and multipolar world order based on the central role of the United Nations and international law has been emphasized.

“In this statement, the commitment of all members to the formation of a just and multipolar world order based on the central role of the United Nations and international law, as well as the efforts of individual countries to develop mutually beneficial partnerships, is emphasized,” Putin said.

He added that in this meeting, a comprehensive package of documents and decisions was prepared, the implementation of which will help strengthen the role and influence of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

The Russian President also emphasized that one of the main priorities of the activities of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is to maintain the security of the member countries of this organization. Putin said: “Undoubtedly, one of the main priorities in the activities of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is to maintain the security of the member states and around the external borders. The decisions taken today to transform the regional anti-terrorist structure into a comprehensive center to respond to a wide range of security threats and to establish a counter-narcotics center in Dushanbe are aimed precisely at this goal.

The Russian President stated that the cooperation program in the fight against separatism and extremism, which will be approved during the Astana Summit, will also help to achieve this goal.

Putin reminded that the Russian side attaches great importance to collaborative cooperation within the framework of this organization. He pointed out that these interactions are continuously developing and are based on the principles of equality, considering the mutual interests of all parties, respecting cultural-civilizational diversity, searching for collective solutions, and also addressing critical issues in the field of security in the area of ​​influence of the Cooperation Organization. Shanghai is stable.

In another part of his speech, the Russian President announced that the increase in the average gross domestic product of the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in 2023 was more than 5%.

“Closer economic ties bring obvious benefits to all members,” he explained. The facts speak for themselves. For example, the average growth of the gross domestic product of the member countries of our organization last year was more than 5% and industrial production was 4.5%, and of course the inflation level was 2.4%.

At the same time, Putin noted that the volume of Russian trade relations with the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization has increased by a quarter. According to him, member countries are increasingly using national currencies in their mutual accounts. The share of these currencies in business transactions between members of the organization in the first four months of 2024 has exceeded 92%, and this is very satisfactory.

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