Estonia and Kazakhstan Agreed on Cooperation

During an official visit to Kazakhstan, Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip signed two bilateral agreements within the meeting with Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov.  According to the news agency REGNUM Novosti, on September 7th Estonian Government Office received the both agreements – one on the issue of visas abolishment for diplomats of both countries, and on the issue of economic, scientific and technical cooperation.

It’s supposed, that joint intergovernmental committee will define further those sphere of bilateral cooperation that will become leading within the relations between Estonia and Kazakhstan. “We have common interests in economy, energy sphere as well as in education”, - pointed Estonian Prime Minister during the meeting. According to the press center, Ansip stated, that Estonia is ready to share with Kazakhstan with its experience of production and processing of shale oil with the most modern technologies.

Karim Massimov Ansip informed Massimov that Estonia is ready to become an intermediary within the dialogue of the European Union and Kazakhstan and supports the start of negotiations on preparation and signing of new framework agreement between the EU and Kazakhstan.

In its turn Kazakhstan Party expressed its interest to the system of “E-state” and Internet, developed in Estonia. During the visit Ansip opened the consular mission of Estonia in Astana, which became the first one in Central Asia region.

Translated ftom REGNUM