Kazakhstan, Serbia intend to expand mutually beneficial ties
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 18 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov and his Serbian counterpart Vuk Jeremic discussed the expansion of mutually beneficial relations of two countries in the political, economic, trade, cultural and humanitarian spheres in Astana on Nov. 18, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry reported.
"The views on a wide range of international and regional issues expressed by ministers confirmed the similarity of approaches of the two countries," the ministry said.
Kazykhanov and Jeremic also discussed the integration processes in Europe and the CIS, the priorities of Kazakhstan's chairmanship in the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, the situation the Balkans, in the Middle East, Afghanistan and North Africa, and defined targets of cooperation within international organizations including UN and OSCE.
Jeremic also met with Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov within his visit to Astana.
"The sides discussed the development of trade and economic relations, including the cooperation in the agricultural sector, the pharmaceutical industry, as well as the use of transit and transport potential of the two countries," Kazakh Prime Minister's press-service reported.