President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in vis-à-vis format.
At the beginning of the meeting, Petro Poroshenko thanked Nursultan Nazarbayev for Kazakhstan’s firm and clear position in support of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty in the international arena. “I appreciate your efforts aimed to support the establishment of peace in Ukraine. I know that it is an extremely important issue for you. I highly appraise your position,” the Head of State noted.
The President expressed gratitude for the invitation to visit Kazakhstan, a longtime reliable partner of Ukraine. “Our countries have strong trade-economic and social ties. We are grateful that Ukrainians feel like home in Kazakhstan,” Petro Poroshenko stressed.
The Head of State emphasized that Ukraine was interested in developing comprehensive cooperation with Kazakhstan in trade-economic, energy, humanitarian and other spheres. The President noted significant potential of bilateral cooperation, particularly in the spheres of energy, space, mechanical engineering and cultural ties. Petro Poroshenko is hopeful to discuss the plan of actions for the forthcoming years today.
Petro Poroshenko congratulated Nursultan Nazarbayev on the national feast – 550th anniversary Kazakh Khanate. “It is a very important holiday, a symbol of Kazakh statehood and historic roots of your country,” the President said.
The negotiations were continued in expanded format.