ASTANA, October 23. /TASS/. Kazakhstan’s parliament has endorsed a law ratifying the Russian-Kazakh treaty on good neighbourly and allied ties in the twenty-first century on Thursday. The document will be submitted for signing to the Kazakh president.
“Kazakhstan takes Russia as a key political and economic partner on the Eurasian space,” republican Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov said. In his words, development of diversified co-operation with Russia met Kazakhstan’s strategic interests.
The leaders of Kazakhstan and Russia have signed the inter-state treaty of good neighbourly and allied relations in the twenty-first century in 2013. The accord reflects basic principles of bilateral cooperation, sets a vector in development of trade and economic relations and military-technical co-operation.
Russia has ratified the treaty in July adapting it to new realities, challenges and threats, Russian Foreign Ministry said, noting that the deal “plans the scope of measures to pursue a well-coordinated foreign policy, rebuff of common military threats, improvement of military ties and a well-orchestrated border policy and build-up of co-operation in protecting the state border of the two countries.