Economic Co-Operation Organization (ECO)

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


An intergovernmental organization established in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for the purpose of promoting regional economic co-operation among member states. Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan joined in 1992, bringing the total of member states to 10.

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  • Barry Turner

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