Kazakh leader to visit Iran, Turkey, Uzbekistan this week

Nursultan Nazarbaev, President of Kazakhstan, is due to hold talks on boosting ties with three different counterparts

Kazakh leader to visit Iran, Turkey, Uzbekistan this week

World Bulletin / News Desk

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev is to travel to Tehran on Monday for talks with his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rohani.

Nazarbaev's office said the two presidents were due to discuss ways to foster cooperation in the sectors of trade, investment, agriculture, and transport.

More than 40 cooperation agreements and memoranda of understanding were expected to be signed during the visit.

Trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Iran stood at $635 million in 2015.

Nazarbaev's office said he will visit Turkey on Wednesday, where he will hold talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and attend a summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

The Kazakh president will then travel to Uzbekistan on Friday for a meeting with his counterpart, Islam Karimov.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 11 Nisan 2016, 13:27