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Commonwealth of Independent States

Shanghai bloc signs deals on security and a global role

Cohesion, armed drills may spur US fears of alliance

The leaders of Shanghai Co-operation Organisation nations made a show of collective security and co-operation, and little else, in a day of round-table talks yesterday.

Friday, 17 August, 2007, 12:00am

Ministry plays down talk of Iran joining group

One of Beijing's top foreign ministry officials has played down speculation that Iran could be joining the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation soon, with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs saying the SCO still lacked a legal basis for taking in new members.

10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Regional security body has no plan for enlargement

Senior official dismisses fears about lack of transparency

Beijing says more countries are seeking to join the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO), which celebrates its fifth anniversary in Shanghai this week, amid rising concerns over the regional security grouping's lack of transparency.

13 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Conference puts CIS in spotlight

AN authoritative and comprehensive analysis of the rewards and problems for those trading with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), especially in the area of shipping and transportation, will be provided at an international conference in London in March.

30 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Advisory firm to aid trade with CIS

IMAGE Alpha Consultants is setting up a two-pronged service to help Hongkong companies trade with Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

26 Feb 1993 - 12:00am