Belarus has completed the ratification of the memorandum on joining the SCO30.11.2023 | 15:02 |
Belarus has completed the ratification of the memorandum of obligations on obtaining the status of a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), RIA Novosti reports.
The relevant law was signed by the President of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko. The document is published on the national legal Internet portal of Belarus.
Now the Council of Ministers of the country needs to "take the measures necessary to formalize the participation of the Republic of Belarus in the memorandum."
The memorandum on Belarus' obligations to obtain SCO member status was signed on July 4, 2023 in New Delhi, the capital of India.
According to the document, Belarus undertakes to comply with the goals and principles of the documents adopted within the framework of the SCO. That is, the republic will join the SCO Charter, the convention of this organization on combating terrorism, separatism and extremism and the protocols to these documents.
By January 15 and April 15, 2024, Belarus will also join a number of other SCO documents.