Erdogan: We are closely following the events in Kazakhstan

President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during her meeting with Yerlan Kosanov, chairperson of Mazhilis, the lower house of Parliament, stated that the stability in Kazakhstan is important for the entire region.

Yerlan Koshanov attended the opening ceremony of the 4th World Nomad Games held in Iznik-Turkey, upon the instruction of President Kasım Jomart Tokayev. Koshanov met with the Turkish President within the framework of the program of the event.

The Parliament’s spokesman said, “The cooperation between our countries is getting stronger and stronger every year. This is obviously due to the friendly relations and positive dialogue between the Presidents of the two countries. We look forward to your visit to Kazakhstan, which is scheduled for October this year. I am sure that your visit will strengthen the relations between our brother countries. I sincerely believe that it will take it to create new opportunities for both countries,” he said.

In his speech, Turkish President Erdogan appreciated Kazakhstan’s role in the Organization of Turkish States and in the Turkish world. He thanked the President of the parliament of Kazakhstan for his participation in the opening ceremony of the World Nomad Games.

“The preservation of stability in Kazakhstan is of great importance for the entire region. I appreciate President Kassym Jomart Tokayev’s reforms and the decisions he took regarding the presidential elections. I follow the events in your country closely. In general, our bilateral relations between Kazakhstan and Turkey are at a high level and Our parliaments work by attaching great importance to the cooperation between the two countries.”

Koshanov said that Kazakhstan has applied to host the next fifth World Nomad Games and expressed hope that the Turkic community would support this proposal.

Koshanov also met with Binali Yıldırım, the former prime minister of Turkey during his visit.

As a reminder: More than 3,000 athletes from 102 countries will compete in nearly 50 sports disciplines. The Kazakh national team, consisting of 50 athletes, will take part in kokpar (symbiosis of horse racing and wrestling), zhamby atu (archery on horseback, at full gallop), Qazaqsha kures (Kazakh style wrestling), Kok Boru (horseback battle for a goat-carcass, a precursor of modern day polo) and traditional archery. 



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