Iran's first vice president Es'haq Jahangiri headed for Tashkent on Friday to attend a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

Iran Press/Iran News: Es'haq Jahangiri will meet the Uzbek Prime Minister and some of the officials attending the summit to discuss regional and international issues.

Jahangiri is also scheduled to visit the historical city of Samarkand according to Iran Press

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a Eurasian political, economic, and security alliance.

Iran, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Belarus are observer states of the organization.101/211/219

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