V. Vasilyev: Kazakhstan makes essential contribution to solution of world and regional problems
Kazakhstan is one of leaders of the international community, making essential contribution to the solution of world and regional problems, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Vladimir Vasilyev said, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
"Kazakhstan is one of leaders of the international community, making essential contribution to the solution of world and regional problems. These achievements are historical merit of Kazakhstan people and its outstanding leader – First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. Russia and Kazakhstan are united by general centuries-old history. We felt it once again on May of this year, celebrating the Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War. This victory will forever remain for us an example of valor, patriotism, an unbending will and the spiritual greatness of our great ancestors which beat the dangerous enemy. We live as good neighbors and solve major problems of economic and social development together. We overcome any difficulties together. Our relations purchased real nature of a strategic cooperation, supporting close contacts of presidents of our countries, the governments densely interact, parliaments develop mutually advantageous communications," V. Vasilyev said within the conference in honor of the 25th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan in Astana.
According to the expert, the contract "On a cooperation and neighborliness in the XXI century" between Kazakhstan and Russia which came into force in 2014 is a striking example of transition to the new level of mutual understanding of the countries.
"Within 25 years Kazakhstan actively took the foreign policy initiative concerning global questions of the present, regional security and the structure of affairs in the former Soviet Union. Recognition of merits of Kazakhstan in worldwide policy was expressed including in election of the country in non-permanent members of the UN Security Council," V. Vasilyev added.
The speaker noted that Russia and Kazakhstan coordinate positions on many problems of the modern world.