Kazakhstan took part in the work of the CIS CFM

Moscow, April 2, 2021

– A delegation of the Republic of Kazakhstan headed by Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs Mukhtar Tleuberdi took part in the work of a regular meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Commonwealth of the Independent States, which was held in the Russian capital under the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus.
The heads of the foreign affairs agencies of the CIS countries discussed topical issues on the international agenda, including the problems of regional security, the state, and prospects of cooperation in the economic, cultural, and humanitarian spheres. We heard information on the interaction of the specialized departments of the foreign ministries of the Commonwealth states in 2020.
The meeting participants approved the documents providing for the expansion of multilateral cooperation in the field of security and law and order.
In pursuance of the decision of the Council of CIS Heads of Government, the Foreign Ministers approved short-term action plans to develop multifaceted cooperation in the field of physical culture and sports, as well as in the field of tourism and youth relations. The parties agreed on the draft Appeal of the heads of the CIS states to the peoples of the member states of the Commonwealth and the world community in connection with the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
On the sidelines of the CIS CFM meeting, M. Tleuberdi held bilateral talks with Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov. The parties noted the high dynamics of Kazakh-Turkmen relations, and also discussed issues of preparation for the upcoming summit meetings with the participation of the heads of the two states.