PM Modi Likely To Skip SCO Summit In Kazakhstan Next Month, Jaishankar To Represent India


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to skip the upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Kazakhstan next month, according to sources familiar with the matter. Modi has decided not to travel to Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana, for the summit-level talks scheduled on July 3-4. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar instead is set to represent India at the SCO meeting, which will witness the attendance of leaders from China, Russia, and Pakistan. The Prime Minister’s decision not to attend the SCO summit in the central Asian country next month is attributed to the upcoming Parliament session, scheduled from June 24 to...