News 9 november — 18:56

Russian president meets Kazakh counterpart in Astana


Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Astana on Friday, Anadolu Agency reports.

During the meeting, the leaders discussed key issues of cooperation and future prospects for the development of relations in the field of tourism, according to a statement by Kazakhstan's presidency.

"President of Kazakhstan emphasized the importance of cooperation in the tourism industry in the context of cultural and economic interaction," the statement read.

Nazarbayev also noted the productive nature of the last session of the council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.

Leaders of Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan gathered on Thursday in the capital Astana for a one-day summit.

Putin, for his part, stressed that Kazakhstan is one of the main trade and economic partners of Russia, stressing the intensive speed of bilateral relations.

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