Putin Discusses Trade With President Of Khazakhstan
by The Daily Lede
After the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meeting, Vladimir Putin met with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed prospects for the development of bilateral relations in trade, economy and the humanitarian area. The President of Russia stressed the need to expand cooperation in high-tech areas.
President Putin once again congratulated Nursultan Nazarbayev on the signing of the Agreement on the Eurasian Economic Union.
After their meeting, the two presidents attended the signing of a number of documents, including those on the supply of oil and petroleum products, the use of subsoil resources at the Kharasan-1, Akdala and South Inkai fields, and cooperation in alternative energy and rare and rare-earth metals mining.
The parties also signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the construction of a nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan and the Comprehensive Development Program for Russian-Kazakh cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear power.