"The members states of the SCO are accelerating the MoU procedures with the two countries and everything is going very well," Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said.
"We hope India and Pakistan as the full members at the Astana summit (on June 8-9). We also expect the Astana summit will complete the admission procedures for the two countries," Hua told reporters.
Afghanistan, Belarus, India, Iran, Mongolia and Pakistan have observer status.
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