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8 February 2013
Today as Part of His Working Visit to Russia President Nursultan Nazarbayev Meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin

During the meeting, President Nazarbayev noted that the current visit is being paid in accordance with the agreements, which had been earlier achieved.

 

During the meeting, President Nazarbayev noted that the current visit is being paid in accordance with the agreements, which had been earlier achieved.

“Starting with December, we discussed new tasks for the coming year. We have made instructions to prepare a new agreement on friendship and cooperation and hope to sign it in Yekaterinburg. The progress is being made in all issues concerning the Common Economic Space and the Eurasian Economic Union. In May 2014, we should have an agreement for the establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union to be announced in 2015,” the President of Kazakhstan highlighted.

In turn, President Vladimir Putin stressed that despite of the recent meetings, there is a number of topics for discussion nowadays.

“The volume of our cooperation is very big, and I am pleased to note that it constantly increases. It definitely benefits our economies and our peoples. We have reached and developed a very good experience of integration, which is efficiently functioning nowadays. We have a series of key issues which we would like to discuss today. And I am glad to have such an opportunity,” President Putin said.

Moreover, the two leaders reached an agreement to further boost bilateral relations covering the whole range of cooperation, as well as to realize the Joint Action Plan for 2013-2015.
The two presidents also decided to continue interaction on integration issues, in particular, related to the Common Economic Space and the beginning of the Eurasian Economic Union by 2015.
Besides, Nursultan Nazarbayev and Vladimir Putin agreed to continue mutually beneficial and constructive partnership in the use of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

The heads of state agreed to hold the next meeting at the Forum of Inter-Regional Cooperation in Yekaterinburg and discuss the progress of realization of the agreements, which had been previously achieved.


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