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President Tokayev, Russian FM Lavrov discuss promotion of investment and industrial cooperation

President Tokayev, Russian FM Lavrov discuss promotion of investment and industrial cooperation
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The parties discussed issues related to further strengthening of the expanded strategic partnership between Kazakhstan and Türkiye, Presidential press service reports.

President Tokayev praised the potential of parliamentary diplomacy, noting that the Speaker`s visit to Kazakhstan is an important event.

Today's meeting has a symbolic significance as it is held on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation. Recently my colleague Recep Tayyip Erdogan and I had a telephone conversation. We maintain regular contacts. The dialog between our countries is developing very successfully. Türkiye is one of the five largest trade partners and among the ten major investors of Kazakhstan economy. Last year the volume of bilateral trade reached 6 billion dollars. But we should not be content with this. The potential of our relations is tremendous. I am sure that in the near future the mutual trade turnover will reach 10 billion dollars," the Head of State said.

In turn, Numan Kurtulmuş expressed his gratitude for the hospitality shown to the Turkish delegation on the brotherly Kazakh land.

Kazakhstan is the land of our ancestors, the birthplace of Khoja Ahmed Yassawi, the spiritual mentor uniting the entire Turkic world. We are going to visit sacred places in Turkestan and hold a conference at the Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University. Kazakhstan has been entering a new phase of development under your leadership. I am confident that all this political, economic and social reforms will bring a positive impact on the prosperity of your country. The collaboration between Türkiye and Kazakhstan will further strengthen in the future. Our countries have great potential to expand cooperation in trade, technology, industry, logistics, energy and agriculture," the Speaker of The Turkish Grand National Assembly noted.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Numan Kurtulmuş exchanged views on deepening cooperation between the members of the Organization of Turkic States, as well as interaction within the framework of international organizations. They also reviewed the agenda of the forthcoming high-level meetings.

In conclusion, the Kazakh leader expressed confidence that Turkish athletes would take an active part in the V World Nomad Games to be held in Astana in September this year.

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