Iranian Top Diplomat, Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev Meet in Nur-Sultan

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Kazakhstan’s former president Nursultan Nazarbayev held talks in Nur-Sultan on Tuesday.

Iranian Top Diplomat, Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev Meet in Nur-Sultan

During the meeting in the Kazakh capital, Zarif and Nazarbayev exchanged views about a range of issues, including the latest developments in the Middle East and other parts of the world.

They also discussed ways to promote bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic and the Central Asian country in diverse areas.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, Zarif left Tehran for Nur-Sultan, called Astana until March 2019, on Monday to attend the annual meeting of the Astana Club and hold talks with senior officials of Kazakhstan.  

The Astana Club is a global issues dialogue platform based on Chatham House rules and convened by Nazarbayev.

The club has partnered with international think tanks the Institute of World Economy and Politics, the Carnegie Endowment, the German Council on Foreign Relations, the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, and the Russian International Affairs Council.

Club participants include scholars, businesspersons and former members of the US Congress.

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