N.Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan and Russia keep high degree of mutual understandin
During the meeting the Presidents of Kazakhstan and Russia discussed the issues of bilateral cooperation and touched upon the key issues of the international agenda.
The Head of State stressed the special nature of relations between Kazakhstan and Russia, having noted the high degree of trust and understanding between two countries.
“This year we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between us. Thanks to the close cooperation we have established the Eurasian Economic Union. I think this is important and at the same time promising education for all of its participants. Nowadays more than 7000 Russian companies have a presence in our country, contribute to the creation of a new processing industry. Your visit to Kazakhstan in the autumn last year, the meeting in St. Petersburg in the framework of the EAEU allowed to sign 41 contracts worth 3 billion dollars”, the President of Kazakhstan stated.
Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that Kazakhstan and Russia adhere to the same position on the international agenda, and within the UN Security Council the countries will make every effort for the realization of common objectives.
“Russia takes measures to address the topical international issues, including the settlement of the Syrian conflict. It was Russia proposed to hold several rounds of talks in Astana. The process has started. In general, to address these and other issues it’s necessary to organize a series of meetings throughout the year, including in the framework of the Shanghai Cooperate.
Source: Kazakhtan 2050