Luxembourg considers Kazakhstan a strategic partner - PM Junker
Astana. June 27. Kazakhstan Today - Kazakhstan and Luxembourg need to establish strategic partnership. The Prime Minister of Luxembourg Jean Claude Junker stated during the negotiations with the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on Thursday, the agency reports. "Kazakhstan and Luxembourg need to establish strategic partnership," Jean Claude Junker said. He noted that Kazakhstan is the key player in the region." "I consider that Kazakhstan is not a consumer of stability, but a generator of this stability in the region," the Prime Minister of Luxembourg stated. The Prime Minister of Luxembourg is convinced that "presidency of Kazakhstan in OSCE will give a new impulse to development of the Republic." "OSCE chairmanship will be an important event for Kazakhstan as the country of your region will preside in OSCE for the first time in the world's history," he said. According to official data, trade turnover between two countries in 2007 made $9.6 million, having increased in comparison with the last year by one and a half times. Luxembourg exports to Kazakhstan electro technical equipment, textile production, and ignoble metals. Last year total amount of Luxembourg investments into Kazakhstan reached $103 million.
Resourse: Kazakhstan Today