The CICA summit in October, where Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, president of host nation Kazakhstan, pledged to transform the group into an internationally recognised regional security organisation. Photo: AFP
The CICA summit in October, where Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, president of host nation Kazakhstan, pledged to transform the group into an internationally recognised regional security organisation. Photo: AFP
Diplomacy

China hosts Asia security group’s talks on building regional influence

  • CICA experts and officials meet in Shanghai to move forward on pledge to transform the grouping into an international organisation
  • Speakers urge unity among the 28 member countries on issues affecting the region, including Afghanistan

The CICA summit in October, where Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, president of host nation Kazakhstan, pledged to transform the group into an internationally recognised regional security organisation. Photo: AFP
The CICA summit in October, where Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, president of host nation Kazakhstan, pledged to transform the group into an internationally recognised regional security organisation. Photo: AFP
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