On 21 May 2024, Astana will host a meeting of the SCO Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu.
The event will be attended by foreign ministers of the SCO member states, the SCO Secretary-General and Director of the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) Executive Committee.
One of the main items on the agenda will be the comprehensive preparations for the upcoming meeting of the SCO Heads of States Council, which is to be held in July.
During the foreign ministers’ meeting, the heads of the delegations will exchange views on the international and regional agendas, security issues and the development of political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation within the SCO.
The meeting participants will also sign several resolutions regarding the final documents of the upcoming SCO summit. They will also adopt a communique.