Media: the SCO Summit in St. Petersburg may be postponed until the autumn

Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided to postpone a Summit of the Shanghai cooperation organization, which will be held on July 22-23 in St. Petersburg, can be postponed until the autumn. The decision adopted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, reports RIA “Novosti” citing a senior source.

According to the source, the reason for the decision became complicated epidemic situation, which is not yet normalized in most of the countries-participants of the organization. From the event can refuse “to clarify the situation” to appropriately prepare for its implementation.

At the same time, the interlocutor of Agency added that the summit via video link was not considered in connection with “insufficient level of cooperation” in this format. For a “substantive exchange of views”, according to the source, the required face-to-face meeting.

Recall, according to the latest who data, the world is infected with the coronavirus more than 5.4 million people have died more than 343 thousand patients.

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