12 June 2018
President Xi Jinping said in a speech at the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit on 10 June in Qingdao, Shandong Province that China is ready to offer meteorological services to all parties through its Fengyun 2 weather satellites. Many of the SCO countries are characterised by high mountains, deserts, oceans and a lack of meteorological information. The number of meteorological disasters in the region is more than double the world average. President Xi also called for solid cooperation in areas such as education, science, technology and disaster relief.
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