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Iran's application approved to join China, Russia in Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Iran wants to become a permanent member of the Eurasian alliance, of which Turkey is also a partner.
Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Iran's application to join a Chinese-based alliance of Eurasian states moved forward on Friday. 

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization accepted the Islamic Republic of Iran's application to become a permanent member at the organization’s summit in Tajikistan, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported. 

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