Kazakh PM held range of meetings in Beijing

ASTANA. October 14. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov has held meetings with heads of delegations of Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Iran today after the session of the SCO Prime Ministers, Kazinform refers to the press service of the Prime Minister.

Issues of establishment of the Customs Union between Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus were discussed at the meeting with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

"All issues will be solved in time, by the meeting of Heads of the EurAsEC member States at the end of November. I hope the documents will be ready for signing. And the Customs Union will come into force on January 1, as we agreed", K.Massimov said.

 Issues of bilateral trade-economic cooperation were discussed at the meeting with First Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Reza Rahimi. In particular, extension of cooperation in the field of finances, energy and grain and investment cooperation were negotiated.

The Kazakh Prime Minister paid special attention to the implementation of the project on construction of "Uzen - Bereket - Etrek - Gorgan" railway from Kazakhstan to Iran through Turkmenistan.

K.Massimov informed that Kazakhstan has already set about the carrying out of the project and funds are allocated for these purposes.

The Kazakh Prime Minister appealed the leadership of Iran to activate the work on the project at the territory of Iran.

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