"Kazakhstan stands for intensification of multilateral cooperation between CIS countries," the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, said today opening a meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of State in a narrow format.
According to him, CIS has become a unique and versatile platform for cooperation of post-Soviet states. Here the countries can exchange views on various issues of world politics, and discuss other issues of multilateral cooperation. The agenda of this meeting includes 17 issues.
"The big block is devoted to issues of safety and security, it is planned to sign a number of international treaties, to approve the program documents and to discuss an action plan of CIS on fight against international terrorism in the context of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. I am confident that today's event will contribute to the development of CIS countries and further deepening of cooperation between our countries," Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
CIS leaders discuss further issues without the participation of the media. There will also be meeting in the extended format, where the Heads of State are to speak on topical issues of world politics, the fight against terrorism and extremism, as well as further development of the CIS.