Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

05/15/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/15/2019 09:54

Representatives of Ministry of Defence of Russia and Kazakhstan discuss partnership in the military sphere until 2021

15.05.2019 (16:00)

Russian-Kazakhstan consultations on military cooperation headed by Deputy Minister of Defence of Russia and Kazakhstan, Colonel General Alexander Fomin, and Lieutenant General Muslim Altynbayev ended in Nur-Sultan today.

The sides reviewed and agreed on the implementation of the Strategic Partnership Program of the two countries in the military sphere for 2019-2021 and the Defence Cooperation Plan for 2019.

Also during the consultations, the issues of transit of Russian military cargo through the territory of Kazakhstan, the improvement of the regulatory framework of bilateral cooperation and the functioning of Russian training grounds located in the republic were considered.

The agreements reached during the negotiations are enshrined in the relevant protocol. The following consultations are scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2019.