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Posted by European Council on International Relations on June 17, 2013 at 5:30 PM

On 12 of July 2012 the Embassy of Republic of Kazakhstan had organized a public reception to celebrate the landmark of 20 years anniversary of diplomatic relations between Europe and Kazakhstan.

The celebration was attended by intellectuals, public figures, business community leaders, clergy and high level political personalities come to present homage to the strategic relation between Europe and Kazakhstan.

In only 20 years from establishing diplomatic relations Kazakhstan had rapidly become the main trading, economic and political partner for Europe and the Central Asian region.

Amongst the main highlights of this strategic relation we can present: European support for Kazakhstan chairmanship of OSCE in 2010, the European support for Astana`s bid as organizer of EXPO 2017 and the gigantesque conference held on 23 may 2012 when the European academic and diplomatic elite had express publicly the support for the strategic partnership between Europe and Kazakhstan.

All this important landmarks where presented in the framework of July 12 receptions, reception perfect organized by the Kazakhstan Charge D`Affairs- Talgat Kaliyev in an amicable and warm atmosphere.

A testimonial of the feelings of admiration and high standing of Kazakhstan in Europe was the presentation (at the indication of Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, Director of Institute of International Relations and economic Cooperation) by Mayor Nicolae Ontanu, on behalf of people of Bucharest of the main municipality honor, the medal SUPPORTER OF HUMANITY for H.E. President of Kazakhstan –Nursultan Nazarbaev.

This is a new indication that Europe-Kazakhstan relations are based furthermore on admiration and friendship among our nations appreciated professor dr.Anton Caragea.

In the end of this special night of friendship H.E. Kazakhstan Charge D`Affairs Talgat Kaliyev received warm congratulation from the attending participants for a perfect reception and a key moment in expressing European-Kazakhstan long term commitment for a strategic partnership.


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