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Supply of the US contingent in Afghanistan will be made through Kazakhstan ports

07 March, 2018, 13:32 352
Supply of the US contingent in Afghanistan will be made through Kazakhstan ports

It involves the commercial railway transit of the special military goods.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov presented a protocol on the introduction of amendments to the agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the US Government on providing commercial railway transit of the special cargo through the territory of Kazakhstan with regard to the participation of the USA in the efforts to stabilize and restore Afghanistan, BNews.kz correspondent reports.  

“The list of checkpoints was added with Aktau and Kuryk ports. The work fully corresponds to the interests of the Republic of Kazakhstan as a strategic partner of the United States and the country that makes attempts to maintain peace and stability in Afghanistan,” Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov said.

He said that Kazakhstan was ready to provide full-fledged support to the forces of the Counter Terrorism Coalition and to the countries that are for ensuring peace, security in Afghanistan.

“It involves the commercial railway transit of the special military goods. Our strategic partnership that entered the level of expanded cooperation as a result of the official visit of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to the USA takes a precise content,” Abdrakhmanov said.