SCO, BRICS leaders convene in Ufa, Russia
Tehran, July 9, IRNA – The joint summit meeting of leaders from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and BRICS started on Thursday attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the meeting has the agenda of boosting cooperation among world’s emerging global and regional powers.
City of Ufa, capital of Bashkortostan Republic of Russia is the venue of the summit on July 9 and 10.
President Rouhani as the ‘Special Guest’ will deliver a speech at BRICS summit and on the second day, he will also deliver a speech at the SCO summit meeting.
Bilateral meetings and talks with heads of member-states of BRICS and SCO are also on his agenda.
BRICS comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. In addition to the two summits, Eurasia Summit is to be held in Ufa, too.