During the meeting, the sides discussed key aspects of cooperation between the two countries.
The Head of State stressed the strategic nature of trusting and dynamically developing interaction between Kazakhstan and Russia.
- Recently I have met with President Vladimir Putin. Our bilateral relations are classic, and we need to preserve them, the President of Kazakhstan said.
Nursultan Nazarbayev dwelled on the questions of mutual cooperation in the framework of international organizations such as the EAEU, CSTO and the CIS.
The Head of State, highlighting the crucial role of Kazakhstan and Russia’s governments in expanding trade and economic relations and strengthening interregional ties, thanked Dmitry Medvedev for his contribution to the growth of bilateral partnership.
In turn, the Chairman of the Russian Federation Government noted that the result of mutually beneficial cooperation is the rise in the trade volume between Russia and Kazakhstan.
- Kazakhstan is a strategic partner and ally of Russia. Our relations are distinguished by scale and depth, as evidenced by both intensive top-level contacts and advanced relations between governments and business communities. During the year we often meet at various venues. This is gratifying, because without such communication it is impossible to build a full-fledged interaction, Dmitry Medvedev.