Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with President of the European Council Charles Michel on the sidelines of the Central Asia-European Union summit in Kyrgyzstan’s Cholpon-Ata, the Kazakh presidential press service said on Friday, APA reports citing Interfax.
“Greeting Charles Michel, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said Kazakhstan prioritizes its strategic partnership with the European Union. The enhanced partnership and cooperation agreement between our country and the EU has ushered in a new phase of comprehensive interaction. The EU is a leading trade partner of Kazakhstan and a major investor in its economy today,” it said.
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Michel “lauded the trend towards growing cooperation between the European Union and Kazakhstan, and highlighted the need to work together to further develop [their] interaction,” it said.
Tokayev and Michel also exchanged views on certain items on the global and regional agenda, it said.
Source: Azeri-Press News Agency