25 Nov 2019 13:38

Kazakh president to visit Bishkek on Nov 27-28

NUR-SULTAN. Nov 25 (Interfax) - Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will visit Kyrgyzstan on November 27-28, where he is to hold talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov and participate in a Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) summit, Kazakh presidential press secretary Berik Kurmangali said on Monday.

"President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan will pay a state visit to Kyrgyzstan at President Sooronbay Jeenbekov's invitation on November 27. The two leaders are expected to consider the state and prospects of the development of strategic partnership between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. They plan to sign a number of bilateral documents based on the meeting's outcomes," Kurmangali wrote in a Facebook post.

Tokayev will take part in a session of the CSTO Collective Security Council in Bishkek on November 28, Kurmangali said.

The summit's agenda includes a broad range of aspects of interaction within the organization's framework and a review of the implementation of the CSTO's priority objectives in 2019, he said.

The CSTO is comprised of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.