TASHKENT: The member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will conduct a joint anti-terrorism exercise this year, the organization, the information was released by the organization earlier this week.
The SCO has decided to hold the joint exercise “Pabbi-Antiterror-2021”, which was announced during the 36th meeting of the Council of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Delegations of the competent authorities of India, Kazakhstan, China, the Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and the RATS Executive Committee attended the meeting.
According to a RATS statement, representatives of the SCO member states have also approved the draft program of cooperation for 2022-2024 to counter-terrorism, separatism, and extremism.
The exercise is likely to be held in Pabbi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.