Foreign Minister of Russian Federation: Putin and Tokaev plan to hold at least two meetings in coming months

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of Kazakhstan Kasym-Zhomart Tokaev plan to hold at least two meetings in the coming months.

About this, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov said at a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu, the press service of the Russian diplomatic mission on Monday, May 20.

“Presidents are in regular contact, have already met twice and at least the same amount of contacts in the very coming months in connection with the events through the CSTO, SHOS. The prime ministers will soon meet, at the end of May,” said Lavrov in negotiations with a colleague who took place in the Smid SCO in Astana.

According to Lavrov, at the end of May a meeting of the prime ministers will be held, close contacts were also established between the ministries of foreign affairs.

“There is a plan for intermid consultations. This is a clear and useful interaction. We expect that consultations will be held in the near future for heads of foreign policy planning departments and information and printing departments,” the minister said.

The head of the diplomatic mission also noted that the agenda of Russia and Kazakhstan is rich, “the contractual framework is being improved, at different stages of readiness about 10 interagency documents.”

For his part, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan indicated that the current meeting will allow “submit new plans for the future, give impetus to the further development of Kazakh-Russian mutually beneficial cooperation”.

“I expect that we will maintain continuity and high dynamics of relations. Russia for Kazakhstan is the closest partner and ally, Kazakh -Russian relations can be called without exaggeration a model of centuries -old friendship,” the Russian state -owned media cite the words of Nutralleu.