Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 16 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Kazakhstan plans to open embassies in Mexico, South Africa and Ethiopia, Kazinform reported with the reference to Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov.
"We plan to strengthen cooperation with Africa which has great economic opportunities. The Kazakh president's visit to South Africa is scheduled for this year. We plan to open an embassy there within this visit. Next year we plan to open an embassy in Ethiopia where the capital of the African Union is located. We also intend to strengthen interaction with the African countries through our embassy in Ethiopia," Idrissov said speaking in the Kazakh Senate (Parliament's upper chamber) on Wednesday.
According to Idrissov, Kazakhstan has the same intention toward s dynamically developing Latin America.
"We've just opened our embassy in Brazil. Next year we plan to open a diplomatic mission in Mexico," Idrissov said.