Kazakhstan is one of the closest allies of Russia, said president Vladimir Putin during his annual press conference. The Russian leader stressed that bilateral relations between the countries are actively developing in various fields. He also said that the economy and the change in the structure of economic relations are a priority area of collaboration with Kazakhstan.
“Kazakhstan is one of our close allies. We have built unique relations with Kazakhstan. They were established by the First President of the country Nursultan Nazarbayev. Now these areas have been maintained by the new president, with whom I have built very close and friendly relations,” Putin said.
Translation by Saniya Sakenova
Editing by Saule Mukhamejanova