Iran Accession to Boost SCO’s Global Influence – Secretary General

Iran’s accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will boost the organization’s influence in the world, SCO Secretary General Dmitry Mezentsev told Sputnik Thursday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier this week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Rossiya Segodnya news agency’s general director, Dmitry Kiselev, in an exclusive interview that Iran had good prospects to join SCO if Tehran followed through the new framework agreement on its nuclear energy program. Continue reading