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Karim Massimov and Dmitry Medvedev discussed bilateral relations

12 August 2016, 23:58
Photo: Официальный сайт Премьер-Министра РК

The Prime Minister raised topical issues  that are important for Kazakhstan during a meeting with Chairman of the Russian Government.

Much attention was paid to economic issues, cross-border cooperation, the topic of cross-border supply.

In order to resolve the environmental situation in the Ural river basin, which flows through the territory of the two states,  system of  coordinated actions is needed.

"I plan to visit Orenburg and to discuss this issue there, and we could synchronize our actions,"  Karim Massimov said in  conversation with his Russian colleague.

"Yes, I am aware of this problem and I have already  discussed this issue with colleagues and leaders of neighboring regions, so  I offer to  timplement the project together,"  Dmitry Medvedev supported the proposal of the Kazakh Prime Minister.

In addition, during the meeting they discussed issues of equal access to Russian ports and reduce the bilateral trade turnover.

"We are bound by a partnership really, at the same time there is always something to discuss and something to talk about, including bilateral projects. But I want to note that we have reduced bilateral trade, and we must make the effort to fill these gaps, even in this difficult time, " Dmitry Medvedev  stressed in an interview with K. Massimov.

A special achievement of  results of the bilateral meeting is a preliminary agreement on the return of the remains of the leaders of the liberation movement of the last century Kenesary Khan and Keiki Batyr.

On August 12  Sochi hosted a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council of the EEU in which the important issues of cooperation and interaction between member states were discussed.