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President Nazarbayev discussed Kazakh-EU relations' perspectives with EC President

19 August, 2014 19:02
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with President of European Commission J.M. Barroso, according to Akorda.

During the talk the sides have discussed the current situation  and perspectives of the  Kazakh-EU relations.

The situation in Ukraine was a focus of the disucssion. 

Jose Manuel Barroso supported the initiative of Kazakhstan to hold a meeting of  presidents of  Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and representatives of the  EU  on August 26 in Minsk. Besides, the sides agreed to hold, if necessary, a similar meeting in Astana.

In addition, the perspective of the Kazakhstan's participation in the "Asia-Europe" (ASEM), the regular forum of which is set ot be held in October this year in Milan were touched during the phone conversation.

It should be noted the telephone talk was initiated by the European side.