Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of
SHANGHAI COOPERATION ORGANISATION MEMBERS POSE IN BEIJING.
Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation pose for a
group photo at the end of their meeting in Beijing January 7, 2002.
China, Russia and four Central Asian states held ministerial talks in
China's capital aimed at reviving the profile of a regional forum whose
influence has waned in the shadow of the U.S.-led war on terrorism.
From left to right are Abdulaziz Kamilov of Uzbekistan, Muratbek
Sansyzbaevich Imanaliev of Kyrgystan, Igor Ivanov of Russia, Tang
Jiaxuan of China, Erlan Idrissov of Kazakhstan and Talbak Nazarov of
Tajikistan. REUTERS/Guang Niu