Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message of greetings to President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on the occasion of the country’s national holiday, Independence Day marked on December 16, Kremlin said.
The President of Russia noted Kazakhstan’s major achievements in socioeconomic development and progress in science and technology, the country’s well-deserved authority in the global arena, as well as its important constructive role in solving current international problems.
Vladimir Putin also noted with satisfaction the steady progress in bilateral relations, strategic partnership and alliance between Russia and Kazakhstan. The President of Russia expressed confidence that joint efforts will ensure further expansion of the entire range of bilateral ties, as well as cooperation on the EAEU, CSTO, CIS, SCO, UN and other multilateral platforms. “This undoubtedly meets the fundamental interests of our fraternal peoples, and goes in line with strengthening security and stability in the Eurasian space,” the Russian President underlined.