Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member nations should stay committed to the Shanghai Spirit to meet challenges head-on to ensure that the road ahead, bumpy as it may be, will lead to a promising future.
"We should pursue common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security," Xi told the 18th Meeting of the Council of Heads of Member States of the SCO in eastern China's Qingdao.
.Xi called for member nations to pursue innovative, coordinated, green, open and inclusive development in order to achieve coordinated social and economic progress and resolve issues caused by unbalanced development.
"We should embrace extensive consultation, joint contribution and shared benefits in global governance. We should advance democracy in international relations, reform and improve the global governance system, and make the international order and system more just and equitable," he added.