ASTANA, May 29 (Itar-Tass) – Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev plans to have meetings with the leaders of Kazakhstan Tuesday.
He arrived on an official visit in this country Monday night.
The official part of the visit will begin with the talks with President Nursultan Nazarbayev, after which he will meet with his Kazakhstani counterpart, Karim Massimov.
Following the tete-a-tete meetings, the two countries’ delegations with have talks in full force.
On the Russian side, the list of negotiators includes First Deputy Chief of the Government Staff, Sergei Prikhodko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Mikhail Bocharnikov, Trade Minister Denis Manturov, Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Denisov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Alexei Likhachov, Deputy Minister of Energy Anatoly Yanovsky, and Deputy Director General of the State Corporation for Atomic Energy, Nikolai Spassky.
Russia and Kazakhstan maintain intensive political contacts at the highest state level. The two countries’ Presidents and Prime Ministers also meet at the conferences of CIS heads of state and government and at other major international forums and have regular telephone conversations.
Contacts are also maintained at the level of ministers and heads of other departments of executive power.