Agreement to join the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative Procurement Consortium has been signed between the Clinton Foundation and the Government of Kazakhstan. It unites more than 40 countries and will enable Kazakhstan to purchase high-quality AIDS medicines.
During the briefing with journalists Bill Clinton noted that he expressed appreciation to Kazakhstan decision of nuclear-free status that had been taken in the first years of independence and considered it as an important contribution of our country to the ensuring of global security. It is important today as well in the face of contemporary threat to peace and security, the President pointed out.
The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev reminded that Bill Clinton in 1995 as a President of United States had signed the document ensuring Kazakhstan the security guarantee and territorial integrity from nuclear powers because of destruction of the nuclear weapons in Kazakhstan.
The Head of State gave thanks to Bill Clinton for his visit to Kazakhstan and offered condolences to the Americans with regard to natural disaster at New Orleans.
- American government and Bill Clinton made a request to support the emergency fund. The President said that Kazakhstan would help the USA and transfer assets to that fund.