JOINT STATEMENT of Foreign Ministers of SCO Member States on the results of the meeting in the format of the SCO-Afghanistan Contact Group

We, the Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States, advocating Afghanistan's emergence as an independent, neutral, unified, peaceful, democratic and prosperous state, Aware that achieving peace and stability in that country is a major factor in ensuring security in the SCO region,Convinced of the need to continue to assist the Afghan people in their efforts to rebuild their country and return to the path of peace and