By Dispatch News Desk
Astana, Kazakhstan: Hungary and Kazakhstan will sign a number of bilateral agreements during the forthcoming visit of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to Astana scheduled for this spring.
According to Kazakh Foreign Ministry, the agenda of meeting of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to Astana scheduled for this spring with Kazakh President Nazirbov was discussed at length by Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov and Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó during their meeting.
According to Hungarian foreign Ministry, the agenda of the meeting of both ministers covered international issues including international problems such as the situations in Ukraine and Syria, stabilization of Afghanistan and nuclear programme of Iran.
Kazakhstan is considering first visit of Orban as an important milestones in the history of bilateral relations between the both countries for fostering efficient implementation of the Joint Declaration on Strategic Partnership.
“We have set plans and specific cooperation projects which will be launched during the visit of the prime minister of the brotherly country to Kazakhstan”, said Kazakh Foreign Minister in his statement issued to the media.
Commenting on prospects of advancing relations between integrations, Szijjártó highlighted that for its further development Europe needs to be open and expand relations with developing countries and establish a dialogue with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
“Hungary has consistently supported Kazakhstan’s aspirations to deepen relations with the European Union, as well as its intentions to complete the process of accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), which we hope will happen in the near future,” he said, confirming also that Hungary would support Kazakhstan in negotiations with the EU on easing visa regime.
It may be mentioned that both countries have already launched projects to establish a joint fund to finance agricultural projects and a joint venture to implement the Hungarian system of charging tolls on significant roadways in Kazakhstan. At the Oct. 17 meeting in Milan, the Hungarian Prime Minister and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev agreed to establish a Hungarian-Kazakh investment fund, with both nations investing $20 million. The fund will focus on the support for small and medium-sized enterprises, a priority for both Kazakhstan and Hungary.
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