You can't choose your neighbors: Nazarbayev about Russia and China19 april 2014, 13:01
President Nursultan Nazarbayev once again spoke about Kazakhstan's friendly and allied relations with its big neighbors Russia and China, Tengrinews reports.
“Relations with Russia is an important vector in our foreign policy. It has been this way and it will stay this way. I would like to once again emphasize that Central Asian countries, Russia and China are our neighbors, and one cannot choose neighbors. That is why there has always been, there is and there will be a close friendship with our neighbors,” Nazarbayev said at the meeting of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan.
Speaking about global policy trends he called the situation a dramatic paradigm shift towards a multipolar world.
“Today we are witnessing a serious crisis in international politics. And amid these complicated circumstances I declare that Kazakhstan and Russia are good neighbors, allies and strategic partners,” Nazarbayev stressed.
Reporting by Altynai Zhumzhumina