The European Union is interested in singing agreement on advanced partnership with Kazakhstan. President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso said upon the results of the meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday, Kazinform reported.
In this regard, the Kazakh President and the EU President discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation including the energy field at the meeting. Besides, the current level of negotiations on Kazakhstan's WTO accession was discussed as well. "Completion of these talks is important both for commerce activity and investments extension to Kazakhstan. This is important for the European Union as well as for the world trade system as a whole, as long as Kazakhstan is a Eurasian country, it should be an active participant of the WTO", José Manuel Barroso said.
Besides, the President of the EC noted that the European Union expected successful carrying out the OSCE Summit in Astana on December 1-2, 2010.
He also thanked the Head of the State for invitation to participate in the OSCE Summit. José Manuel Barroso said that it was important for him to visit Kazakhstan and see the realization of economic reforms.