On 29 June – 2 July 2024, Astana hosted a regular meeting of the SCO Council of National Coordinators chaired by the Kazakhstani side. It focused on discussing substantive and organisational issues for the SCO Heads of State Council (Astana, 4 July 2024).
The draft versions of the Astana Declaration, leaders’ decisions, the Secretary General’s Report on the SCO Performance in 2023-2024 were discussed, as well as other documents on the political, diplomatic, trade and economic, cultural and humanitarian aspects of the SCO’s multilateral activities. The issue and procedure for admitting the Republic of Belarus as a full member state to the SCO were also considered.
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    The SCO Secretariat team also took part in the meeting.