First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Chairman, Security Council of the Russian Federation


Elbasy has welcomed the distinguished guest, noting the high standard of bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia in all areas of cooperation.

- We have been working with you for a long time; we have always found common ground and mutual understanding. As you know, I resigned as President. Now, by law, I have the status of President of the Security Council. So we are colleagues again. Let's work and exchange views on foreign policy issues, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.

In turn, the Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia also emphasized the importance of interstate cooperation.

- Each of my new state positions in the foreign policy begins with a visit to Kazakhstan. This is no coincidence. This characterizes our allied relations, and is also a symbol of my respect for you personally, Dmitry Medvedev emphasized.

During the conversation, Kazakhstan’s President of the Security Council welcomed the results of the talks between the leaders of Russia and Turkey on Syria held yesterday in Moscow. Elbasy noted the particular importance of the parties’ commitment to continue the Astana settlement process in Syria.

At the end of the meeting, Nursultan Nazarbayev and Dmitry Medvedev watched the expositions of the exhibition in the Library of the First President of Kazakhstan.