The two leaders have discussed current issues and prospects for bilateral cooperation, noting the intensification of Kazakh-Ukrainian contacts in the current year.
The presidents have also exchanged views on the actual situation in the south-east of Ukraine. The Kazakh leader called on the parties to the Ukrainian crisis to engage in constructive dialogue and search for a compromise, and also expressed his readiness to provide full assistance in resolving the conflict.
The Ukrainian leader informed about the incident in the Kerch Strait area. In this context, Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke in favor of the earliest possible resolution of the issue through negotiations between the Ukrainian and Russian sides.
The heads of state agreed to continue contacts in the coming period.
The conversation took place on the initiative of the Ukrainian side.