Issues of the influence of external factors on the state of the national security and the implementation of the state defense policy were discussed during the meeting.
“We all know about the presence of external factors that may affect Kazakhstan. Among them are the sanctions standoff between Russia and the USA, trade conflicts between China and the USA, the situation in Syria and other moments. In this regard, we need to discuss and take further measures”, the President of Kazakhstan said.
As part of the discussion of the second topic on the agenda, Minister of Defense N. Yermekbayev presented a report on the main results of the combat training of the Armed Forces in the current academic year, exercises held, and on the results of measures taken to strengthen the combat readiness of the troops.
In addition, during the meeting, proposals for the modernization of defense industry enterprises and the development of the production of new types of defense products were considered.
Following the meeting, Nursultan Nazarbayev gave a number of specific instructions.