President Xi Jinping said on Friday that he looks forward to visiting Pakistan at an early date, days after the two countries announced the postponement of Xi's visit to the South Asian nation originally scheduled for this month.
President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, called for an early start to work on the China-Russia west route natural gas pipeline as they met for the fourth time this year on Thursday.
A Tajik girl reads a book at the Chinese Pavilion in Tajik National Library, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Sep. 11, 2014. Leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states are gathering on Thursday and Friday in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, for a summit.
Russian soldiers arrive at the train station of the Zhurihe training base, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Aug 16, 2014. A total of some 2,200 troops on Monday arrived at the Zhurihe training base, where "Peace Mission-2014," a drill under the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) framework, will run from Aug 24-29. The drill, which will involve over 7,000 personnel from China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, is expected to hone multilateral decision-making, sharpen joint anti-terror efforts and boost intelligence sharing to ensure regional peace and stability.