NUR-SULTAN, July 14. /TASS/. Kazakhstan is grateful for Russia’s help in combatting the coronavirus, Arman Kyrykbayev, the secretary of the country's ruling party Nur Otan, said during an international inter-party roundtable on security cooperation amid the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday.
"We are grateful to our friends from Russia for providing humanitarian assistance to us. A large group of Russian medical workers arrived in Kazakhstan to help our doctors. They are communicating with the media and giving advice," he pointed out.
Kyrykbayev also commented on an article by Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev, titled Security Cooperation During the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic, which had been published in Russia in Global Affairs magazine. The party secretary supported Medvedev’s idea that countries needed to work together to overcome the crisis that was affecting all areas of life. Kyrykbayev emphasized that readiness for meaningful cooperation was one of Kazakhstan’s main principles.
"We believe that this is the only way for countries to put an end to the crisis," he added. Kyrykbayev also stressed that it was particularly important to ensure cyber security in the current situation.
"It is a serious issue that we will have to resolve," Kyrykbayev said, adding that Kazakhstan was ready for cooperation.