President Tokayev Hosts British Foreign Secretary for Bilateral Talks

President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received a notable visitor, British Foreign Secretary David Cameron, emphasizing the significance of his visit to Kazakhstan in enhancing bilateral relations.

Tokayev, welcoming the British Foreign Office head, highlighted the importance of their meeting in advancing the development of mutual relations. “We are pleased to witness the ongoing growth of our beneficial cooperation with the UK, our significant strategic ally,” noted Tokayev. He particularly emphasized the signing of the Strategic Partnership and Cooperation Agreement during the visit, expressing confidence that this comprehensive document would establish a new framework for expanding bilateral collaboration.

Tokayev also underlined the existing potential for enhancing trade, economic, and investment cooperation, particularly in energy, the green economy, finance, and innovation sectors.

In response, David Cameron extended gratitude to Tokayev for the warm hospitality and reminisced about his inaugural visit to Kazakhstan as the Prime Minister of Great Britain. “I arrived here 11 years ago to commence a strategic dialogue. Today, alongside the Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs, we have signed an Agreement on Strategic Partnership and Cooperation. Our aim is to fortify our collaboration in energy, education, business, culture, and foster interpersonal connections,” stated the British Foreign Secretary.

The discussions also delved into deepening cultural and humanitarian bonds, with a specific emphasis on education and youth support. Additionally, both sides exchanged perspectives on current regional and international affairs during the conversation.





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