Possibility of opening direct flights between Astana and Paris discussed

Possibility of opening direct flights between Astana and Paris discussed

Astana, Kazakhstan, June 11
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:

Foreign ministers of Kazakhstan and France discussed the possibility of opening direct flights between Astana and Paris, the press service of Kazakh Foreign Ministry reported.

"The official visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrisov to France has started, during which he met with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius, French President's advisor Jacques Audibert , as well as co-chair of Kazakh-French business council, the President of "Total Upstream" Yves Louis Darricarrere.

Idrisov and Fabius also discussed the possibility of establishing direct flights between Astana and Paris, which would give a serious impetus to the Kazakh-French cooperation, including the development of tourism, enhancing business contacts and encouraging investment," the report said.

In general, the foreign ministers of the two countries discussed a wide range of bilateral and multilateral cooperation and exchanged views on topical issues of the international agenda.

"The main theme of talks between the two ministers was the preparation for the planned visit of French President Francois Hollande to Kazakhstan at the end of year at the invitation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The parties noted that the visit should be marked as the achievement of new mutually beneficial agreements that will expand the field of joint activities, primarily on economic sphere," the press-service noted.

As of 2013 France was fifth among the leading trade partners of Kazakhstan - trade turnover exceeded $6 billion, according to the Kazakh Foreign Ministry. France also ranks in the fourth place in terms of direct investment in the economy of Kazakhstan, the figure was more than $10 billion during the years of cooperation. The two sides expressed their intention to further develop mutually beneficial cooperation in areas such as partnership in aerospace, manufacturing "Eurocopter" helicopters, cooperation in the nuclear energy, in the field of mechanical engineering. The main themes in the talks in the field of multilateral cooperation was the conclusion of a new agreement on enhanced partnership and cooperation between Kazakhstan and the European Union.

"The new agreement is the opportunity to consolidate personal and privileged nature of our partnership, in which should be taken into account mutual interests in equal proportions," Idrisov said. He expressed the hope that the negotiating teams of the parties will be able to finalize the text of the document during the next round of negotiations, in order to initial it in October in Brussels.

The Kazakh Foreign Ministry also reported that also during the visit it is planned for Idrisov`s attendance in the approval procedure of the General Assembly of the International Exhibitions Bureau dossier of the "Astana EXPO-2017", the meeting with the leadership of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and UNESCO.

Edited by CN

Subscribe to Trend in Google News! Subscribe
SOCAR Georgia Gas announces tender on gas stations restoration
SOCAR Georgia Gas announces tender on gas stations restoration
Kazakhstan’s Almaty Power Plants to buy pumping, ventilation equipment via tender
Kazakhstan’s Almaty Power Plants to buy pumping, ventilation equipment via tender
Azerbaijan opens investment tender to privatize Sumgayit Construction Service company
Azerbaijan opens investment tender to privatize Sumgayit Construction Service company
Loading Bars
Latest
Cases of Omicron variant rise to 11 in Israel
Fire rages on cargo ship carrying timber off Sweden
Germany plans to make vaccination compulsory for some jobs
Number of Turkish citizens seeking job in Georgia notably grows
German companies sign contracts with Azerbaijan in railway construction
Erdogan-Al Thani meeting to boost Turkey-Qatar ties: Ambassador
Myanmar court to give first rulings in Suu Kyi trial
Erdogan to chair Turkey-Qatar Supreme Strategic Committee in Doha
Iran stresses need for long-term cooperation with Kyrgyzstan
35.6% of Georgian adult population fully vaccinated
Indonesia Semeru volcanic eruption kills 14; dozens injured
Three skiers killed and two injured in Austria avalanche
Uzbekistan shares data on interest expenses of banking sector
Flights from Iran’s Abadan International Airport increasing
Germany's Free Democrats back coalition agreement
Arab Coalition destroys 14 vehicles, kills more than 115 Houthis
Iran’s Bahar Azadi gold coin price continues to rise
Kyrgyz Cabinet aims to increase share of electric vehicles in country
Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens
Azerbaijan confirms 1,394 more COVID-19 cases, 1,791 recoveries
Kazakhstan increases petroleum oil exports to France
Volume of cargo loaded/unloaded in Iran’s Bandar Lengeh port decreases
Iran boosts aluminum ingots production
COVID-19: 11 areas of Kazakhstan in ‘green zone’
Cargo train services launch between Georgia, China
Iran reveals COVID-19 data for December 5
Turkey, Italy work together for regional peace, stability: FM
Tripartite deal to solve main part of Iran’s gas problem - Chief of Staff of Iranian President
Oil production on Turkmen Cheleken peninsula exceeds planned volume
State Customs Committee discloses TOP-5 trade partners of Azerbaijan
State Customs Committee reveals trade turnover between Azerbaijan and China
Azerbaijani Defense Ministry presents weekly review (VIDEO)
Georgia reports 3,410 coronavirus cases, 4,732 recoveries, 46 deaths
At least 14 civilians mistakenly killed by Indian forces in remote northeast
Iranian currency rates for December 5
Kyrgyzstan confirms 42 new COVID-19 cases
New Year budget to depend on activities’ scale - Tbilisi Mayor
Iran’s SPGC shares data on production of its fifth refinery
Baku International Sea Trade Port unveils cargo transshipment for 10M2021
Pakistan receives $3 billion loan from Saudi Arabia
VISA open to co-op with all key players in Azerbaijan’s transport sector (Exclusive)
6.1-magnitude earthquake rattles southern Philippines
Soyuz-ST-B with 2 Galileo satellites launched from Kourou spaceport
Dutch former queen Beatrix tests positive for COVID-19
10 mln French have received COVID-19 booster shots: minister
Iran abandoned any compromises in latest nuclear talks - U.S.
Chile reports first case of Omicron variant
White House confirms plans of holding video call between Biden and Putin on December 7
Vienna talks on Iran nuclear deal to resume next week - Russian Foreign Ministry
1 killed, 40 injured following volcanic eruption in Indonesia
Body of another Armenian serviceman found in Azerbaijan's Khojavand
Bitcoin tumbles 9.95% to $48,397.56
Passenger transportation via Iran's Kermanshah International Airport declines
UK records another 42,848 coronavirus cases
Explosion occurred near Iran's nuclear facility
Azerbaijan hands over to Armenia body of saboteur neutralized in attack on Azerbaijani serviceman in Khojavand
Azerbaijan talks entreprises to be commissioned at Aghdam Industrial Park
Major terrorist attack against rally with Erdogan's participation prevented in Turkey
Great number of EU, NATO countries interested in Turkish drones - Cavushoglu
Georgian PM meets with President of FIBA Europe
OSCE MG ready to host meeting between Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs
Value of Azerbaijan's export to US surges for 10M2021
Prices on several main food products in Kazakhstan continue to lower
Agrarian sector of ‘smart village’ in Azerbaijan’s Zangilan to be combined modern urban planning – minister
Azerbaijan discloses project cost of agropark in Yevlakh (PHOTO)
Buy/sell operations at Iran Mercantile Exchange down
Saudi Arabia, France agree to strengthen cooperation
Biden, Putin to hold video call on Tuesday
India, Australia are natural economic partners, says Tony Abbott
Azerbaijan receives mine maps of its territories liberated from Armenian occupation
Erdogan discusses humanitarian aid with Red Crescent, Red Cross
Uzbekistan intends to increase dried fruit exports to China
No Omicron strain detected in Georgia - NCDC Head
Aligarh’s Areeba shoots to fame, breaks stereotypes about Muslim girls
Iran’s Bahar Azadi gold coin price skyrockets
Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens
Azerbaijan confirms 1,406 more COVID-19 cases, 1,787 recoveries
Tactical exercises held in Azerbaijan's commando military unit - MoD (PHOTO/VIDEO)
New composition of Supervisory Board of Azerbaijan Industrial Corporation approved
Iran reveals COVID-19 data for December 4
President Ilham Aliyev sends congratulations to heads of Thailand, Finland
France, Europeans working to open joint mission in Afghanistan - Macron
Ranking of natural gas importers from Azerbaijan
Uzbek Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange reveals volume of its transactions
SOCAR Georgia Gas announces tender on gas stations restoration
Iran eyes increase in passenger transportation via Yazd Shahid Sadooghi Airport
Azerbaijan reveals oil exports to Canada in 10M2021
Weekly review of main events in Azerbaijan's transport sector
Turkmenistan’s president approves anti-crisis program for 2022
Azerbaijan’s liberated territories have high potential for solar energy - RES agency
Weekly review of key events in Azerbaijan's ICT sector
Russian company to help automate, digitalize processes in Uzbek energy sector
Iran reaches increase in load/unload operations in Shahid Bahonar port
Top 10 Azerbaijani oil importers
MFA reveals reason why Armenia-Azerbaijan ministerial meeting didn't take place
Kazakhstan talks construction of wind power plants in Kostanay region
Azerbaijan achieves practical results to restore hydropower plants in liberated lands - agency's CEO
Azerbaijan’s metallurgical company notes increases in steel production over 9M2021
Iran also to be able to take advantage of Zangazur corridor – ex-Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan
Russia-UAE trade turnover hits fresh all-time high surpassing $4 bln - Mishustin
All news