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Saturday, December 5th, 2020

Greece and Kazakhstan have much in common


He stressed that Greece is well aware of the contribution of Kazakhstan and its President Nursultan Nazarbayev to ensuring regional stability and peace, prosperity and preservation of interethnic harmony in the country. In this regard Nikos Vucis mentioned the numerous Greek diaspora in Kazakhstan, which is a living bridge connecting our countries and peoples.

Taking into account the mutual interest in strengthening bilateral cooperation, Nikos Vucis invited Kazakhstan to actively use business opportunities in Greece, which is conveniently located at the intersection of the world trade routes and the “three continents”. In this context, he highlighted the importance of the recently signed Declaration on Cooperation between the EAEU and Greece, which opens up opportunities for the development of a mutually beneficial trade dialogue.

The Speaker of the Parliament also noted that Kazakhstan is known in the world as a country that pursues a peaceful policy based on promoting peace, stability and cooperation. In this regard, he particularly noted the achievements of Astana within the framework of such organizations as the UN and the OSCE.

In his turn, Kazakh Ambassador Aleksey Volkov stressed that being a multi-ethnic and multi-confessional country Kazakhstan implements a number of important international and domestic initiatives to ensure peace, harmony and dialogue. The Ambassador of Kazakhstan briefly described the work of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, initiatives within the UN framework and the manifesto “The World. The XXI Century”, programs “Tugan Zher” and “Modernization of public consciousness”.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, noting the importance of activating the political and inter-parliamentary dialogue in the year of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations, the Ambassador invited the head of the Greek Parliament to make a visit to Kazakhstan at a convenient time for him.

Expressing gratitude for the invitation, Nikos Vucis, in his turn, congratulated the Kazakhstani diplomats on the 25th anniversary of the diplomatic service and on the upcoming Day of the City of Astana.

Source: Kazakhstan 2050