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Senate Vice-Speaker met with Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran

by November 1, 2016 General

Mr.Beknazarov expressed satisfaction with the high level of the Kazakh-Iranian cooperation. He emphasized tthe importance of the official visit of President of Kazakhstan to Iran, the press service of the Chamber informed.

Having discussed the prospects of inter-parliamentary dialogue, the sides noted the need to increase bilateral cooperation.

Vice Speaker told about Kazakhstan’s priorities for the post of non-permanent UN Security Council member for 2017-2018 years, and expressed gratitude to the Iranian side for support of Kazakhstan’s initiative on the establishment of the Islamic Organization for Food Security in Astana.

“We hope that the Organization will solve the main task – to provide the population of Islamic countries economically more affordable food, based on climatic conditions and geographic location, creating the most favorable transport and logistics routes, to minimize the cost of food supplies due to the formation and management of shared food fund”, – said Beknazarov.

At the end of the meeting the Deputy President of the Senate has invited Iranian companies to participate in the international exhibition “EXPO-2017”.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050