Astana, December 10, 2023, The Europe Today: Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu had a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus Constantinos Kombos, according to the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
During the talks, the parties discussed a number of important issues of Kazakh-Cyprus relations. There was also an extensive exchange of views on topical issues on the international agenda. In particular, Foreign ministers confirmed their interest in further strengthening of political dialog, trade-economic and investment interaction between Astana and Nicosia.
According to Constantinos Combos, in order to intensify bilateral interaction, the government of his country intends to open an embassy of Cyprus in Astana next year.
Referring to new promising areas of cooperation, the ministers noted the unrealized potential for cooperation in the fields of transport, logistics and tourism. As a result, they agreed to consider the possibility of establishing direct flights between the two countries as a priority step.
Following the meeting, the interlocutors confirmed their readiness to continue the dialogue on Kazakh-Cyprus cooperation during the visit of the Foreign Minister of Cyprus to Kazakhstan in 2024.