Astana, Kazakhstan, Sept.29
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
Kazakh-Russian consultations at the level of deputy foreign ministers have been held in Astana, Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry said on Sept.29.
During the meeting, the Kazakh side was represented by the country's Deputy Foreign Minister Samat Ordabaev, while the Russian side by the Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin.
"The two sides discussed the current status of and the prospects for the cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia in political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian fields. They exchanged views on some international and regional issues," the ministry said.
The sides focused on the preparations for the upcoming 11th Forum of Interregional Cooperation between Russia and Kazakhstan to be held on Sept.30 in Atyrau with participation of the heads of state and analyzed the implementation of the joint action plan for 2013-2015, approved by the heads of the two states in December 2012.
Moreover, the deputy foreign ministers discussed the multilateral cooperation issues in CIS, Collective Security Treaty Organization and the Eurasian Economic Union.