China and Kazakhstan hold similar positions on international and regional affairs – Xi Jinping

Kazakhstan and China
Photo credit: press service of the Kazakh MFA

Kazinform News Agency shared a signed article by Chinese President Xi Jinping “Staying True to Our Shared Commitment and Opening a New Chapter in China-Kazakhstan Relations" in which he highlights the similarities in the countries’ stance on international issues.

“China and Kazakhstan hold similar positions on international and regional affairs. Both countries champion the vision of common, comprehensive cooperative and sustainable security. And both are committed to acting as a world peace builder, a global development contributor, and an international order defender. We have jointly created a China-Central Asia cooperation mechanism, and maintained close coordination and collaboration in the United Nations, the SCO, and the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia, among other multilateral organizations. We have actively supported each other’s constructive proposals for international cooperation, and taken resolute measures to safeguard our shared strategic, security, and development interests,” the article says.

Chairman of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping is expected to pay a state visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan at the invitation of his Kazakh counterpart President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on July 2-4, 2024.

As part of the state visit, Xi Jinping will take part in the 24th meeting of the Council of the Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Astana.

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