According to the Russian ambassador to Belarus Boris Gryzlov, Belarus’ potential accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will strengthen the emerging Eurasian axis and put it on the path of being a competing pole to the Collective West.
According to a report by TASS, Russia is in favor of Belarus’ efforts to join the SCO. Gryzlov relayed this info to TASS on September 12, 2022.
“Naturally, Russia completely supports Belarus’ intention to be part of the tightly-knit family of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, which has for years been actively working in the interests of peace, security and stability in the region, promoting economic development and building a democratic and fair world order,” Gryzlov stated. The Russian ambassador added that he is confident in