Dr. Mher Sahakyan, Director of China-Eurasia Council for Political and Strategic Research delivered a speech during China-SCO-Eurasia Youth Leaders Dialogue, which was organized by Good-Neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation Commission of the SCO and China Daily. Among key note speakers of this event, where Vice-Foreign Minister of PRC Mr. Le Yucheng, Mr. Zhang Ming, the secretary-general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Mrs. Cui Li, vice-president of the SCO’s Good-Neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation Commission, Mr. Zhou Shuchun, publisher and editor-in- chief of China Daily and others.
During his speech, Dr. Mher Sahakyan mentioned: “Dear colleagues at first, I want to thank Good-Neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation Commission of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and China Daily for holding China-SCO-Eurasia Youth Leaders Dialogue and for inviting me to attend. It is worth mentioning, that after signation of Memorandum of Understanding, Armenian China-Eurasia Council for Political and Strategic Research strongly cooperate with Good-Neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation Commission of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization for building shared future.
Our generation is living in a turbulent time, when we testimony, that some powers try to divide world and create obstacles for people to people contact. In different regions of Eurasian continent war and aggression is still going on. Covid-19 stood another big issue for humanity, but even in this very hard situation, several states are trying to blame others, weaponize Covid-19 and use pandemic for creating new walls. Several irresponsible states started wars in the time of pandemic, creating humanitarian crises. Non-stable situation in Afghanistan, stood another headache for all states of Shanghai Cooperation Organization, therefore the role of Shanghai Cooperation Organization is very important now.
In this grave situation, Olympic games, organized by China can stand good occasion and platform for uniting different nations and states. It is good opportunity for world leaders to meet in Beijing, and in friendly atmosphere find ways for solving problems and start dialogue for peace and security. The spirit of Winter Olympic games provids a chance to create and develop collaboration not only in a sport, but also in different fields among nations of the world. As we see it is also providing opportunity for dialogue between young leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and other countries, as we are all here because of this reason, so I hope, that all of us will share contacts and continue our cooperation in the future for building better world. Therefore, let me from the name of China-Eurasia Council for Political and Strategic Research, which is well known organization in the world, in the sphere of scholarship and Academic Diplomacy, to thank again Good-Neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation Commission of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and China Daily for organizing this very important meeting and, I want to declare, that we fully support our Chinese colleagues for organizing Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Dear Chinese friends, let me thank you for taking this mission and hard, responsible job, which I am sure, that will stand very important event for rethinking the future of humanity, and hopefully we will understand, that interconnected, global world is better, than divided geographical common living place. Therefore, humanity needs to choose cooperation over competition for building better and peaceful future and implement in practice beautiful moto “Together for a Shared Future” of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. I wish you all the best, thank you for attention”.