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Russia: Kazakhstan always stands by Russia, Nazarbayev tells Putin02:21

Russia: Kazakhstan always stands by Russia, Nazarbayev tells Putin

Russian Federation, Moscow
May 8, 2015 at 05:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Kazakhstan will always stand by Russia in the face of international pressure, President Nursultan Nazarbayev told Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday.

Speaking at a bilateral meeting in the Kremlin, Nazarbayev underlined the pressures facing the Eurasian Economic Union, including a decline in export prices for Russian and Kazakh products as well as sanctions imposed on Russia. However, the Kazakh leader also expressed confidence in regards to the EEC's prospects, pointing out that China, Vietnam, Turkey and India are all interested in joining.

Vladimir Putin thanked Nazarbayev for his active role in deepening the integration process between the two countries. The Russian leader also congratulated his counterpart after his landslide victory in the recent presidential elections held in Kazakhstan on April 27.

The two leaders met to discuss bilateral relations after taking part in a session of the Supreme Council of the Eurasian Economic Union and an informal CIS summit ahead of the 'Victory Day' celebrations in Moscow on Friday 9.

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Kazakhstan will always stand by Russia in the face of international pressure, President Nursultan Nazarbayev told Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday.

Speaking at a bilateral meeting in the Kremlin, Nazarbayev underlined the pressures facing the Eurasian Economic Union, including a decline in export prices for Russian and Kazakh products as well as sanctions imposed on Russia. However, the Kazakh leader also expressed confidence in regards to the EEC's prospects, pointing out that China, Vietnam, Turkey and India are all interested in joining.

Vladimir Putin thanked Nazarbayev for his active role in deepening the integration process between the two countries. The Russian leader also congratulated his counterpart after his landslide victory in the recent presidential elections held in Kazakhstan on April 27.

The two leaders met to discuss bilateral relations after taking part in a session of the Supreme Council of the Eurasian Economic Union and an informal CIS summit ahead of the 'Victory Day' celebrations in Moscow on Friday 9.

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