On July 4, Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasized the importance of safeguarding regional peace and ensuring common security among member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). During the 23rd meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State (CHS), held virtually and chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Xi called for focused efforts on pragmatic cooperation to accelerate economic recovery.
President Xi stressed the need to oppose hegemonism and power politics, emphasizing the importance of creating a fairer and more equitable global governance system. He also highlighted the significance of upholding multilateralism and enhancing global governance as key pillars for progress.
The meeting provided a platform for SCO member countries to come together and explore avenues for collaboration, working towards the shared goal of promoting peace, security, and development in the region.