The member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization have concluded the present Protocol regarding the following:
To make the following amendments to the Agreement Between Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on the Regional Terrorist Structure:
Paragraph 3 of Article 11 of the Agreement shall read as follows:
“The Director shall be appointed by the Council of Heads of State of the SCO upon the recommendation of the Council. The Director’s deputies shall be appointed and removed from their positions by the Council upon the proposal of the Parties to which said positions pertain.”;
Article 21 of the Agreement shall read as follows: “The official and working languages of RATS shall be Russian and Chinese.”
The present Protocol shall take effect in the manner provided for in Article 26 of the Agreement.
The present Protocol shall be provisionally adopted from the date of its signing.
Done in the city of Bishkek on 16 August 2007 in one original copy in the Russian and Chinese languages, both texts having equal validity.