Senior Chinese official calls for enhanced security co-op within SCO

09:20, October 23, 2010      

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Senior Chinese official Zhou Yongkang Friday called on attorney generals of member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to strengthen cooperation to ensure regional peace and stability.


Zhou Yongkang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and secretary of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the CPC Central Committee, addresses the opening ceremony of the 8th Prosecutors General Conference of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States in Xiamen City, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 22, 2010. (Xinhua/Liu Jiansheng)

The member countries should deepen cooperation to forcefully guard against and crackdown on the three forces of terrorism, separatism and extremism, as well as transnational organized crimes such as drug trafficking, said Zhou, who is a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee.

He made the remarks at the opening ceremony of an SCO attorney generals' meeting held in Xiamen in east China's Fujian Province Friday. The SCO, established in 2001, has six member states, namely China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Zhou hoped the procuratorial organizations of the member countries could make use of the meeting to increase exchanges and improve the ability to handle transnational crimes.


Zhou Yongkang (L), a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and secretary of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the CPC Central Committee, addresses the opening ceremony of the 8th Prosecutors General Conference of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States in Xiamen City, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 22, 2010. (Xinhua/Liu Jiansheng)

The opening ceremony was presided over by Cao Jianming, the Procurator-General of the Supreme People's Procuratorate of China. More than 100 people attended the meeting.

Source: Xinhua

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