Sushma Swaraj leaves for Kyrgyzstan to attend SCO Foreign Ministers meet

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today embarked on a two-day visit to Kyrgyzstan capital Bishkek to represent India in the meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Co-operation Organization (SCO). 

The meeting, which is beginning from today, will be the second that India will be attending as a full member of SCO.

The meeting will exchange views on issues of international and regional importance. It will also review the preparations for the forthcoming SCO Summit in Bishkek which commences on the 13th of next month.

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a statement, that during her visit, Mrs Swaraj will also call on Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov and hold other bilateral meetings.

The Hindu

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