Joint military exercise announcement from Russia and Kazakhstan: Putin and Tokayev met in Sochi…
After the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kazakhstan President Kasım Cömert Tokayev in Sochi, it was announced that the two countries will hold a joint military exercise.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Kazakhstan President Kasım Cömert Tokayev, one of Russia’s closest allies, in Sochi. Making a statement before the meeting, Putin touched upon the economic relations between countries and said, “Our commercial turnover, which grew by 34.4 percent last year, reached 9.8 percent in the first 5 months of this year. In mutual investments between countries, Russia’s investments are 17 billion dollars, Kazakhstan’s Its investments have reached the level of 4 and a half billion Dollars ,” He Said.
30TH ANNIVERSARY OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WILL BE CELEBRATED WITH JOINT ACTION
Touching on the strategic relations between the two countries in the continuation of his speech, Putin said, “We will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in October. Our foreign and defense ministries are preparing various activities, including joint exercises within the scope of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).
Talking about the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) summit that Kazakhstan will chair this year, Tokayev said, “This year Kazakhstan is chairing the CIS summit. The CIS summit will be held in October. Especially since Russia plays an important role in the CIS, we attach great importance to its personal participation. “In addition, Kazakhstan and Russia have the longest land borders in the world. This border has been fully determined,” he said.