Iran, Kazakhstan review regional, int’l issues

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Nursultan Nazarbayev, the former President of Kazakhstan discussed bilateral ties, international and regional issues.

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 2019 Astana Club.

Earlier, in a meeting with his Kazakh counterpart Mukhtar Tleuberdi, Zarif reviewed the recent developments in the two countries’ relations, particularly with regard to the joint commission in Kazakhstan, as well as regional developments.

The officials discussed the trade and economic cooperation, especially in the context of the Caspian Sea legal regime and cooperation on the shipping ports of the Caspian Sea as well as air transport and consular relations along with the upcoming Astana Process.

Zarif visited the university and delivered a speech titled ‘New Paradigms and Discourses in the Contemporary World’.

Meanwhile, Zarif received the ‘Honorary Professor’ title of the Kazakh University of Eurasia in Nur-Sultan city on Monday.