China, Russia agree to maintain regional security, stability through SCO's promotion
China and Russia have agreed to maintain regional security and stability through promoting the Shanghai Cooperation Organization's influence in the international and regional affairs.
The agreement came after a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin ahead of the SCO summit in Kazakhstan.
Both head of states pledged to promote the role of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Chinese President urged the SCO to play a bigger role in Afghanistan's peace and reconciliation process.
The two heads of state also exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan and on the Korean Peninsula, as well as on other international and regional issues.