MOSCOW, December 29. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin and leader of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev have discussed cooperation within the integration associations on the Eurasian space in a telephone conversation, the Kremlin press service reported.
"[The two leaders] discussed the key bilateral issues and cooperation within the integration associations on the Eurasian space," the press service said. "Some pressing international issues were raised as well."
The heads of state also exchanged warm New Year greetings, the Kremlin informed.
The press service of Kazakhstan’s leader earlier reported that "during the conversation, the heads of state summed up the results of bilateral cooperation in 2018, noting the positive dynamics of development of Kazakhstani-Russian ties in a wide range of areas." The two presidents also "discussed pressing regional and global issues, including the current situation in Russian-Ukrainian relations.".