Wang Yi meets with Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi
On July 15, 2021 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi in Tashkent.
Wang Yi said that with the personal commitment and guidance of the two presidents, Sino-Kazakhstani relations are renewed, mutual trust reaches a new level, pragmatic cooperation programs show new achievements, and interpersonal diplomacy takes a new face. The two sides should implement the consensus reached between our presidents and regard the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-Kazakhstani diplomatic relations in 2022 as a new starting point for pushing bilateral relations to a new height.
Wang Yi said China will join Kazakhstan and firmly support each other in major issues concerning their core interests, and perfect the paradigm of comprehensive and mutually beneficial cooperation focused on high-quality Belt and Road development. , in order to maximize the common interests of the two countries. The two sides should implement the road map for the alignment of the Silk Road economic belt and the new economic policy of the “light path”, ensure that the main cooperation projects in the capacity of production progressing smoothly, improving connectivity and creating new growth points in these areas. like AI, digital finance, e-commerce and green energy. The two sides should also intensify exchanges in the sectors of culture, sport, education and tourism and between their young people, strengthen public opinion and the social foundations of bilateral friendship, and resist all forms of false information from outside. China will continue to provide Kazakhstan with pandemic supplies, including vaccines, to help Kazakhstan overcome COVID-19. Both sides should ensure that origin tracing is carried out in a scientific and accurate manner, and oppose making tracing a political issue. China will work with Kazakhstan to implement the achievements of the second “China + Central Asia” Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, sincerely support Kazakhstan to host the Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) meeting of Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to 2021, and jointly improve cooperation on the basis of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia.
Mukhtar Tileuberdi said his country attaches great importance to the permanent Sino-Kazakh comprehensive strategic partnership. Kazakhstan will further deepen cooperation with China in all fields, play an active role in the development of “Belt and Road” and firmly align the development strategies of both sides. Kazakhstan will work with China to prepare cooperation planning for the next five years and strengthen investment and financial cooperation with China. Kazakhstan appreciates China’s support in its fight against the pandemic. In the spirit of the comprehensive strategic partnership, Kazakhstan will work more closely with China and support each other firmly in international organizations. The scientific point of view is of the utmost importance in the search for tracing of origin. Kazakhstan opposes tracing being a political issue.