Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 23
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Kazakh Senate (Parliament's Upper Chamber) passed the law on ratification of the Agreement with Russia "On good-neighborliness and alliance in the twenty-first century" on Oct. 23, Kazakhstan Today reported.
The agreement was signed by Kazakh and Russian presidents in November 2013 within the 10th Interregional Cooperation Forum in the city of Yekaterinburg.
The agreement is one of the fundamental documents containing the basic principles of cooperation between two countries.
It is aimed at further strengthening of Kazakh-Russian strategic partnership and mutually beneficial cooperation in the political, trade, economic, scientific-technical, energy, transit, transport, environmental, cultural, humanitarian and other spheres.
Moreover the agreement envisages agreed foreign policy between the countries, close cooperation in the promotion of peace, stability and security in the Eurasian region and around the world, as well as promotion of the development and strengthening of contacts and relations between the parliaments, political parties and public organizations of both countries.
In addition, the Treaty says that the countries develop interaction as equal and sovereign states basing on mutual trust, respect of the territorial integrity and inviolability of existing borders.
The Treaty will contribute to effective legal, political, social and economic cooperation between the two countries, and will bring Kazakh-Russian cooperation to a new level.
Edited by S.I.