Central Asia group admits Afghanistan...

Central Asia group admits Afghanistan as observer

There are 1 comment on the E-Ariana story from Jun 7, 2012, titled Central Asia group admits Afghanistan as observer. In it, E-Ariana reports that:

The Associated Press 06/07/2012 By [Printer Friendly Version] BEIJING - China, Russia and four Central Asian states granted Afghanistan observer status in their regional grouping on Thursday, moving to boost their influence with the impoverished, war-torn nation ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign combat troops by the end of 2014.

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Taipei, Taiwan

#1 Jun 7, 2012
Hopefully, the SCO will be able to bring stability and development to all of Central Asia. Poverty provides the environment for radicalism and terrorism to flourish. Economic development and not sanctions and wars is what will eventually eradicate terrorism.

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