The head of Russian diplomacy arrived in Nursultan after visiting India and Pakistan, where he along with his counterparts from those countries reviewed the state of the political relations, the commercial, economic cooperation projects and the fight against Covid-19.
At the beginning of his meeting with Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi, the Moscow representative highlighted the broad and diverse issues of the bilateral agenda, the Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed.
In this regard, Lavrov referred to the projects undertaken by Russia and Kazakhstan to the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, among them the joint production of the Sputnik V vaccine, which is carried out in the city of Karaganda, and vaccination of the Kazakh population with the Russian vaccine.
The Russian diplomat said that he will also pay special attention to the analysis about the situation of the integration associations in which both countries participate and their projection in multilateral mechanisms such as the United Nations.
Russia and Kazakhstan are members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Eurasian Economic Union, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.