ASTANA, December 10 (Itar-Tass) - Kazakh Defence Minister Adylbek Dzhaksybekov has held a meeting with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin on Tuesday, Kazakhstan’s Defence Ministry said in a statement.
“The two sides noted a significant increase in mutual military supplies,” the ministry’s statement says. “Thus, the supply of military equipment has been up to a ten-year-high this year.”
The parties have also stressed that Russia-Kazakhstan co-operation in military-economic and military-technical spheres “is developing progressively, and on a mutually beneficial and constructive basis.”
“The two countries have agreed on specific plans to develop joint enterprises already existing in Kazakhstan and prospects for launching new joint projects,” the statement says. “The issues discussed included also practical implementation of the agreement on the creation of a common regional air defence system.