Kazakh Foreign Minister leads discussions at OIC and CICA meetings during UN General Assembly session

Murat Nurtleu, the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, played a pivotal role during the United Nations General Assembly session by participating in significant meetings on the sidelines.

At the Coordination Meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Foreign Ministers, Nurtleu highlighted the importance of peace in the Middle East and the stability of Afghanistan. He emphasized Kazakhstan’s commitment to promoting tolerance and interfaith harmony.

Nurtleu also chaired an informal Council of Foreign Ministers of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA). During this meeting, discussions revolved around the progress made after the CICA Summit in Astana and the transformation of CICA into a full-fledged international organization.

In bilateral meetings with foreign counterparts, Nurtleu discussed various topics. He announced Kazakhstan’s plans to boost exports to Hungary, emphasized continuing educational opportunities for Kazakh students in Hungary, and discussed trade relations.

Meetings with Poland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs focused on increasing trade turnover and the development of the Middle Corridor. Discussions with the Czech Republic’s Minister of Foreign Affairs included collaboration in the agro-industrial sector and training Kazakh engineering specialists.

Nurtleu also met with officials from the United Arab Emirates, Mexico, and other countries to explore avenues for enhancing trade, simplifying visa regimes, and strengthening diplomatic ties.

These meetings underscore Kazakhstan’s commitment to global diplomacy and economic cooperation on the international stage.