Telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin
During the conversation, the leaders of the two countries exchanged views on topical issues of the international agenda, including the development of socio-political situation in Ukraine.
Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasised that Kazakhstan, as a strategic partner, understands Russia’s stance on protection of the rights of national minorities in Ukraine and its security interests.
The head of state expressed hope that all interested parties will exercise restraint and take measures for speedy normalization of the situation by means of negotiations.
The President of Kazakhstan expressed his view on the need to peaceful regulation of the crisis in Ukraine on the basis of preservation of Ukraine’s sovereignty with the norms of international law.