India has supported an initiative by China for all SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) member states, including Russia, Pakistan and Central Asian countries, to conduct “joint border operations” in 2023. A Border Security Force (BSF) statement said that a border operation called “Solidarity-2023” will be conducted by China.
BSF 21. hosted scheduled tribe Meeting of the Group of Experts and Border Security Conference of SCO countries from June 15-17 attended by China, Pakistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS)-Executive Committee of the SCO. ,
The statement issued at the meeting said that the participants exchanged information on the assessment of the situation at the state borders of the SCO member states, reflecting its development trends and forecasts.
The results of the joint border operation “Solidarity-2019-2021” conducted in 2021 by the border services of the competent authorities of the SCO member countries were discussed and highly appreciated. The plan for preparation and conduct of Joint Border Operation “Maitree Seema – 2022″ this year was reviewed and approved,” it said.
It said the participants approved the action plan of the Group of Experts on Border Services of SCO Member States for 2023 and discussed proposals on the location and time of the next meeting of the Heads of Border Services.
“They noted that the professional exchange of ideas and the development of common positions on the organization’s borders to counter new challenges and threats will contribute to the further development of cooperation between the border services of the competent authorities of the SCO Member States, strengthen To do security and trust at the borders,” it said.