Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of
CHINESE FOREIGN MINISTER TANG JIAXUAN, KAZAKHSTAN'S IDRISSOV AND
TAJIKISTAN'S NAZAROV TOAST IN BEIJING....
Chinese Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan (L), Kazakhstan's Foreign
Minister Erlan Idrissov (C) and Tajikistan's Foreign Minister Talbak
Nazarov (R) toast after they signed an agreement following the Shanghai
Cooperation Organisation 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.