December 6, 2018
Participation in the informal summit of CIS heads of state
Russian Federation, St. Petersburg

The following presidents also took part in the meeting: Azerbaijan Republic – I.Aliyev, Republic of Belarus – A.Lukashenko, Kyrgyz Republic – S.Zheenbekov, Republic of Moldova – I.Dodon, Russian Federation – V.Putin, Republic of Tajikistan – E.Rahmon, Turkmenistan – G. Berdimuhamedov, Republic of Uzbekistan – Sh. Mirziyoyev, Acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia N. Pashinyan.
During the meeting, the heads of state exchanged views on the strengthening and further development of mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields.

December 6, 2018
Working visit to the Russian Federation
Russian Federation, St. Petersburg

The President of Kazakhstan arrived in St. Petersburg to participate in the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council and the informal summit of the CIS heads of state.

December 4, 2018
Security Council meeting chaired by the Head of State

During the meeting, issues of the influence of external factors on the state of national security and the implementation of state defense policy were discussed.
– We all know about the presence of external factors that may affect Kazakhstan. Among them are the sanctions standoff between Russia and the USA, trade conflicts between China and the USA, the situation in Syria and other moments. In this regard, we need to discuss and take further measures, said the President of Kazakhstan.

As part of the discussion of the second topic on the agenda, the Minister of Defense N. Yermekbayev presented a report on the main results of the combat training of the Armed Forces in the current academic year, exercises held, and on the results of measures taken to strengthen the combat readiness of the troops.

In addition, during the meeting, proposals for the modernization of defense industry enterprises and the development of the production of new types of defense products were considered.

Following the meeting, Nursultan Nazarbayev gave a number of specific instructions.