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Kazakh Embassy opens in Belgrade06 июня 2015, 13:24

Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

A diplomatic mission of Kazakhstan has opened in Serbia, Tengrinews reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Alexey Volkov participated in the grand opening of the mission. He was one a working visit in Serbia from 3 until 5 June, 2015.

During his stay in Belgrade Volkov met with the Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic and other senior officials of the country. Consultations between the foreign ministries of the two countries touched upon issues of bilateral cooperation and international agenda.

The key event of the visit was the official opening of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Serbia with a permanent location in Belgrade and the official inauguration of the Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Serbia Milanka Karic.

“The diplomatic presence of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Serbia started at this important historic moment,” the Ministry said.

The opening ceremony was attended by the head of the Serbian State and members of the Parliament, representatives of the political and scientific circles of the country, diplomatic corps and large companies, as well as the Kazakh diaspora.

There was also a presentation of the the book "Nursultan Nazarbayev. Biography" in Serbian.

Serbian President said that political and business circles of the country had a positive opinion about Kazakhstan as a stable and dynamically developing country, which is one of the best Central Asian examples of promoting tolerance, security and stability.

He pointed out the successful chairmanship of Kazakhstan in the OSCE and the OIC and choice of Astana as the venue for EXPO-2017 as signifiers of international recognition of the country’s achievements.

By Dinara Urazova

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