The Shanghai Cooperation Organization stressed in its final communique following a two-day summit in the Chinese capital Beijing its rejection of military intervention in the affairs of the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, calling for a political solution in
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization stressed rejection of military intervention in the affairs of the countries of the Middle East and
, considering that a peaceful solution to the Syrian issue through political dialogue goes in line with the interests of the Syrian people and the international community.
The concluding statement pointed out that the member countries oppose military intervention in that region or enforced handover of power and imposing unilateral sanctions.
The two-day summit's statement added that the SCO member states stress the necessity of halting all acts of violence on the Syrian territories whatever their source and respecting comprehensive national dialogue on the basis of 's unity, sovereignty and independence.
The statement, adopted by the Organization's six members of , , , , and , expressed the SCO's deep concern over the developments in the Middle East and
and hope in restoring peace and stability in the region.
It called upon the international community to respect the principles and basics of the UN Charter and the rules of the international law and the independent choices of the region's peoples.
With regard to the Iranian file, the SCO countries stressed that any attempt to solve the issue by force is totally unacceptable.