Kazakh-Chinese cooperation discussed
First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Shakhrat Nuryshev, and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, Le Yucheng, held talks via a video conference, Strategy2050.kz reports referring to the Kazakh Foreign Ministry’s press service.
During the negotiations, the two sides highly noted the cooperation in combating COVID-19, and also agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation within the framework of international and regional organisations (UN, SCO, CICA, etc.).
Particular attention was paid to the further linking the Nurly Zhol Program with the One Belt - One Road initiative, political, trade, economic and investment cooperation, increasing the capacity of border crossing points at the state border, and the possible resumption of air traffic between the two countries. The parties agreed to hold meetings of joint commissions and subcommittees of the Kazakh-Chinese Committee for Cooperation online this year.
Following the talks, the diplomats reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthening the eternal comprehensive strategic partnership between Kazakhstan and China on the basis of friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation.