Russia's St. Petersburg To Host BRICS, Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summits In 2020

Russia's St. Petersburg to Host BRICS, Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summits in 2020

The Russian city of St. Petersburg will host two summits of the BRICS group of emerging economies and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization next year, a presidential decree out Thursday revealed

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 15th August, 2019) The Russian city of St. Petersburg will host two summits of the BRICS group of emerging economies and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization next year, a presidential decree out Thursday revealed.

The document signed by President Vladimir Putin "designates St.

Petersburg as the host city of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS leaders' meeting."

Russia is holding the rotating presidency of both organizations. The summits were relocated from Chelyabinsk near the Ural Mountains. It is expected to host other meetings held by the two organizations this year.

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