Iran has signed a memorandum of commitment to officially join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization or SCO, cornered by various US sanctions. The country’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdullahian announced the signing of the memorandum in a Twitter message. Al Jazeera news.

Iran says that by signing the Shanghai Memorandum, Iran has entered a new chapter in building relations with the regional and international community.

Meanwhile, the SCO Summit is scheduled to be held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan today. Iranian President Syed Ibrahim Raisi has already reached Samarkand with a delegation. Foreign Minister Amir Abdullahian is also in this delegation.

In a Twitter post, he said, “Tonight in the historic city of Samarkand, I signed a memorandum of commitment through the organization’s secretary-general to add Iran to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization as a permanent member. Now we have reached a new chapter of cooperation in various fields, including economy, trade, transport and energy.” There are opportunities.”

Iran’s foreign minister said that after signing the memorandum of commitment, Zhang Ming, the organization’s secretary general, congratulated him on his permanent entry into the SCO.

September 15/ES