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Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Hellenic Republic were set on October 1, 1992.
In February 1997, the Embassy of the Hellenic Republic in the Republic of Kazakhstan was opened.
On January 13, 2005, a Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the opening of the diplomatic mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Greece was signed.
On May 22, 2009 by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the diplomatic mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Greece was reorganized into the Embassy.
From April 2016, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Hellenic Republic is Aleksey Volkov (his predecessor Sergey Nurtayev).
Bilateral relations between Kazakhstan and Greece are characterised by absence of disagreements on most issues of international politics. The main highest-level activities in bilateral relations are public visits of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to Greece (July 2001) and President of Greece K.Stefanopulos to Kazakhstan (June 2002). During his visit to Greece in 2001, Nursultan Nazarbayev was awarded with the Order of the Redeemer of the highest rank. In August 2004, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev visited Athens to attend the Olympic Games opening ceremony, during which a meeting with Greek Prime Minister K.Karamanlis was held.
On December 1-2, 2009, in Athens, Secretary of State- Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan K.Saudabayev took part in the 17th session of the OSCE member states Council of Foreign Ministers (OSCE Ministerial Council) held under the chairmanship of Greece, where the conclusion of the Greek Presidency until 2009 was made, and the transfer of chairmanship to Kazakhstan was formalized. Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan took part in the meeting as a representative of the three OSCE chairmen, and led the third plenary session of the Ministerial Council as the future Chairman of the OSCE.
On July 16-17, 2010, in Almaty, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece D.Drutsas took part in the informal foreign ministers meeting of the OSCE member-states and met with the OSCE CiO, the Secretary of State- Foreign Minister K.Saudabayev and other leaders of the OSCE member-states. At the informal OSCE ministerial meeting, D.Drutsas supported the initiative of Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the OSCE on strengthening cooperation with other international organisations involved in security issues in the Euro-Atlantic and Eurasia.
On December 1-2, 2010, Prime Minister of Greece G.Papandreou visited Astana to participate at the OSCE Summit of Heads of State or Government, accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece D.Drutsas, the official representative of the Greek government G.Petalotis and others. During the visit, the head of the Greek government not only took part in the Summit, but also presided over the second session of the event and was received for an audience with the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
On September 26, 2013, in New York, as part of the 68th session of the UN General Assembly, Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Idrissov held a bilateral meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister- Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece E. Venizelos.
In May 2015 and 2016, the Greek delegation took part in the VIII and IX Astana Economic Forum.
On 24-27 May 2017 General Prosecutor of the Hellenic Republic Mrs. K.Dimitriou visited Astana.On 21 July 2017 the Minister of Economy and Development of the Hellenic Republic Mr. D.Papadimitriou visited Kazakhstan during the framework of the Astana EXPO-2017.