Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 29
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Kazakhstan has established diplomatic relations with Liberia, Kazakh Foreign Ministry's press service said Apr. 29.
A joint communiqué on establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries was signed on Apr. 27 in New York by Kazakhstan's Permanent Representative to the UN Kairat Abdrakhmanov and Charge d'Affaires of the Republic of Liberia, Ambassador George Patten.
During the signing ceremony the two sides exchanged views on prospects of cooperation and relevant issues on the UN agenda of mutual interest for Kazakhstan and Liberia. Realization of sustainable development goals, environmental protection, health, peace-building and post-conflict development were among them.
The parties expressed mutual interest for creation of an intergovernmental commission for strengthening bilateral cooperation.
Republic of Liberia is a country on the West African coast with a population of more than four million people. The country has large mineral (ore, gold, diamonds), agricultural, forestry, hydropower resources. Liberia's main export products are coffee, cocoa and diamonds.
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