Nur Sultan, 15 October 2021 (TDI): The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym Jomart Tokayev took part in the meeting of the Council of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Heads of State.
The President expressed appreciation for the CIS space. Due to its joint efforts, effective cooperation mechanisms have been built. A solid regulatory and legal framework has been formed, an active political dialogue is emerging, and security cooperation is strengthening. Moreover, conditions are being made for expanding trade and economic connections under CIS. Addressing his Commonwealth colleagues, the President stated that today’s summit “sums up the outcomes.”
At the same time, he drew attention to growing geopolitical inconsistencies, global economic volatility, humanitarian and environmental issues. As well as the pandemic’s massive damage. The President advocated for a concerted effort to overcome these obstacles and secure future prosperity. He provided a variety of practical solutions. Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, as well as the Prime Minister of Moldova and the Chairman of the Executive Committee, CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev, attended the ceremony.