Kazakhstan - Armenia

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Kazakhstan and Republic of Belarus were established on September 16, 1992.

The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Belarus was opened on January 9, 1993.

The Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Republic of Kazakhstan was opened on July 13, 1997.

Ermukhamet Ertysbayev is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Belarus since November 2017.

Anatoly Nichkassov is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Kazakhstan since October 2013.

The participation in the Eurasian Economic Union is a key factor, determining the strategic character of relations between the two countries in the recent years.

The legal framework of Kazakh-Belarusian relations includes more than 70 treaties and different agreements, including the Treaty on Friendship and Cooperation, Treaty on Long-term Economic Cooperation for 2009-2016 and others.

The President of the Republic Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev made an official visit to the Republic of Belarus on May 12-14, 2012.

The President of the Republic of Belarus A.Lukashenko made an official visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan on October 3-4, 2013.

On March 19, 2015 the President of the Republic of Belarus A.Lukashenko made a working visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan.

On May 30, 2016 in Astana in the framework of the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. Two presidents discussed the issues of further strengthening of trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural-humanitarian cooperation. The heads of state also exchanged views on topical issues of the international agenda.

Official visits of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus M.Myasnikovich to the Republic of Kazakhstan (8-11 November, 2012) and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan S.Ahmetov to the Republic of Belarus (25-26 April, 2013) were carried out at the intergovernmental level.

On May 28, 2015, it was a meeting between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan K. Massimov and Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus A. Kobyakov as a part of the session of the CIS Council of the Heads of the Governments (in the village of Burabai).

The Kazakh-Belarusian Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation (IC) is an important element of bilateral cooperation and operates since 1996. The 12th session of the IC was in Gomel on July 21-22, 2016.

The trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Belarus in 2015 amounted to 477,9 million USD, in January-October of 2016 – 294.8 million USD.

Cultural and humanitarian, scientific and technical intercommunications have been steadily developing. There is an exchange of experience and specialists in the sphere of science, education, healthcare, culture and etc. Kazakhstan's medical workers regularly upgrade qualifications on the base of leading medical institutions of Belarus, conduct joint operations. Scientists of Kazakhstan and Belarus actively participate in events, carried out in both countries.

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Created at : 4.12.2013, 13:44, Updated at : 27.11.2017, 15:45