Range of documents signed within official visit of Kazakh President to Baku
BAKU. October 2. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan have signed a range of documents within the official visit of the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Baku. In particular, the agreements between the Kazakh Government and the Azerbaijani Government on mutual visa-free travels of the citizens, on cooperation in the field of veterinary were signed. The agreement on debt redemption, incurred as a result of the trade-economic relations during 1992-1993. The Agreement between the Kazakh and Azerbaijani Ministries of Agriculture on cooperation and joint declaration on establishment of contacts between twinned-cities Aktau and Sumgait were signed as well. The parties have also signed a Memorandum on shared use of the facilities of oil and gas infrastructure of the State oil Company of Azerbaijan in development of the Kazakh hydrocarbon deposits and Memo on intention to cooperation on the issues of "Baku - Black Sea" oil pipeline between "KazMunaiGaz" JSC and the State oil Company of Azerbaijan were signed within the meeting. The sides signed agreement on joint activity on the development of feasibility study on the Caspian project. **** Kazakh, Azerbaijani leaders made statement to mass media BAKU. October 2. KAZINFORM. /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ The Presidents of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan have made statements to the mass media following the results of Nursultan Nazarbayev's official visit to Azerbaijan. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev expressed confidence in further development of bilateral relations between the two states. "In energy sector we are allies. The documents we have signed today are a start of long way", he said. Kazakh leader Nursultan Nazarbayev thanked his Azerbaijani counterpart for invitation to his country. "We held successful negotiations, all documents were signed", he noted. N. Nazarbayev highly appraised bilateral relations developing between the two states. In particular he pointed out the significance of Azerbaijani infrastructure in transportation of Kazakhstan's oil. The President also noted fruitful cooperation in the fields of struggle against terrorism and extremism. He appreciated the arrangement of educational process for Kazakhstani military personnel in High Military Maritime School of Azerbaijan. After the talks the President of Kazakhstan left for Nakhchivan city.