Iran is expected to officially become the ninth full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation at the group’s summit in September.  Photo: Xinhua
Iran is expected to officially become the ninth full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation at the group’s summit in September. Photo: Xinhua

China calls on regional bloc to ‘oppose hegemonic bullying’ as Nato set to expand

  • The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and Nato are both growing, but similarities end there, observers say
  • BRICS also on a fast track for expansion, with Iran and Argentina eyeing membership

Iran is expected to officially become the ninth full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation at the group’s summit in September.  Photo: Xinhua
Iran is expected to officially become the ninth full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation at the group’s summit in September. Photo: Xinhua
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