Thursday, March 29, 2007

Romania gives priority to widening further coop with Kazakhstan, MFA

ASTANA. March 29. KAZINFORM. Kazakhstan charge d’affaires Bakhytzhan Ordabayev met on March 27-28 with chairman of the Romanian Senate Nicolae Vacaroiu and head of the foreign policy committee of the Chamber of Deputies of the Romanian Parliament Stefan Glaevan, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.

The parties debated issues related to bilateral cooperation between Romania and Kazakhstan, shared views on urgent foreign issues. Kazakh diplomat informed also of the country’s political and socio-economic reforms in the light of the annual Message of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to the nation New Kazakhstan in the new world.

Ordabayev told about the key priorities of the Kazakh foreign policy in the context of the President’s Address underlining the country’s interest in deepening and widening of ties with the EU member states and further promotion of the country’s application for the OSCE presidency in 2009.

The Romanian parliamentarians noted ever-growing authority of Kazakhstan in the international arena, the country’s success in implementation of political reforms and impressive attainments in economics, which let realize efficiently large-scale social reforms.

The Senate chairman emphasized that Kazakhstan is known as Romania’s most important partner in the Central Asian region and the country’s authorities give top priority for further expansion of relations with Kazakhstan, especially, in the sphere of economics and energy sector.

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