The meeting has considered the issues of external factors’ influence on the national security and the implementation of state defence policy.
- We are aware of external factors that might have impact on Kazakhstan. Among them are the sanctions standoff between Russia and the USA, trade conflicts between China and the USA, the situation in Syria and other factors. In this regard, we need to discuss and take further measures, the President of Kazakhstan said.
As part of discussing the second topic on the agenda, the Minister of Defence Yermekbayev presented a report on the main results of the Armed Forces combat training during the present academic year, exercises held, and on the results of measures taken to strengthen the combat readiness of the troops.
In addition, the meeting has discussed the proposals for modernizing defence industry enterprises and developing the production of new types of defence products.
Following the meeting, Nursultan Nazarbayev gave a number of specific instructions.