OREANDA-NEWS Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin will hold talks with his Kazakh counterpart Olzhas Bektenov in Moscow on Monday, March 4.

At the same time, it is emphasized that special attention will be paid to strengthening cooperation within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

Earlier, on March 2, it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. It was noted that the leaders of Russia and Kazakhstan discussed some topical issues on the bilateral agenda with an emphasis on the implementation of joint projects in the trade, economic, transport, logistics and energy fields.

On February 21, at a meeting with Putin, the leader of Kazakhstan said that Russia, under the leadership of the head of state, is achieving significant success. Tokayev pointed to the 3.6% development of the Russian economy achieved despite external pressure, as well as the first place of the Russian economy in Europe in terms of purchasing power parity.