US Deputy State Secretary to visit Astana on May 7-8

Date: 03:09, 06-05-2014.

Astana. May 6. KazTAG - William Burns, US Deputy Secretary of State, will visit Astana on May 7-8 and discuss security, politics, economy issues and human dimension with Kazakhstani officials, reports the US press-service to Kazakhstan.

"W. Burns US Deputy Secretary of State will visit Astana on May 7-8. His visit will affirm longstanding commitment of the United Statesto the security and prosperity in Central Asia... Burns will meet with senior Kazakh officials to discuss bilateral and regional issues related to security, politics, and economics and human dimension," reads the message.

"The cooperation of Kazakhstan and US includes a wide spectrum of issues including  enhancing regional security, increasing space for trade and economic engagement, and strengthening support for civil society and human rights", reads the press-release.


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