International Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Iran, as a key participant in Asia, has been pursuing membership in essential regional our bodies with seriousness, and that its membership within the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation might be finalized in a matter of weeks.
He made the feedback to reporters in Cape City, South Africa, the place he’s scheduled to affix a gathering of the “Mates of BRICS,” a bunch of rising financial energy comprising India, Russia, China, South Africa and Brazil.
Iran has already filed an software for accession to BRICS.
“We pursued our membership in regional alliances together with SCO, BRICS and the Eurasian Financial Union, and our membership in SCO might be finalized” subsequent Iranian calendar month, he added.
The SCO is a Eurasian political, financial, worldwide safety and protection group. It’s the world’s largest regional group by way of geographic scope and inhabitants, overlaying roughly 60% of the realm of Eurasia, 40% of the world inhabitants.
Elsewhere, he elaborated on the measures taken by the Iranian administration in keeping with its coverage of prioritizing ties with neighbors and regional international locations.
In that regard, the highest diplomat referred to a latest go to to Tehran by Oman’s Sultan in addition to Iran’s diplomatic efforts in the direction of normalization with Egypt.