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ASTANA, November 21 (Itar-Tass) — Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov arrives in Moscow for his first official visit after the appointment. He will meet with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to discuss a wide range of issues.
The sides “plan to discuss the current state and prospects for Kazakh-Russian cooperation in political, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian issues, as well as to exchange opinions on a wide range of issues on the international agenda,” Kazakh Foreign Ministry spokesman Altai Abibullayev said.
Special attention will be paid to “practical steps towards strengthening interaction between Kazakhstan and Russia within the framework of inter-regional and border cooperation, in the fuel and energy sector, and in space” as well as “an efficient implementation of the plan of action for 2011-2012 approved in the joint statement by the heads of state of December 2010,” the spokesman said.
In addition, “the foreign ministers of the two countries will discuss cooperation within the CIS, the EurAsEC, the CSTO, the SCO and the U.N., ways to ensure security and stability in Central Asia, as well as will exchange opinions on the Caspian issue,” the spokesman added.
After the talks, the two foreign ministers are expected to sign a plan of action on cooperation between the foreign ministries of Kazakhstan and Russia for 2012.