Tehran(IP)- The Leader of the Islamic Revolution, this evening (Sunday), received the President of Kazakhstan and the accompanying delegation, noting the deep historical and cultural ties between Iran and Kazakhstan and said: "The main problem in the case of Ukraine is that the Westerners are trying to develop NATO and they will not think about expanding their influence wherever they can."

Iran PressIran news: The President of Kazakhstan arrived in Tehran on Sunday morning after attending the 25th International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia.

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and his accompanying delegation met today with Ayatollah Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution.

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, called coordination on political and economic issues necessary for the development of relations and stressed the need to activate a joint commission, highlighting: “The two sides must redouble their efforts to pursue the agreements and implement them.”

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution also considered it important to expand cultural cooperation between Iran and Kazakhstan and added: “Farabi, as an Islamic philosopher and scholar of Kazakh origin, whose works have been researched and studied in Iran for thousands of years, can be the basis for cultural cooperation and the formation of a joint scientific committee between the two countries.”

Previously, In the presence of Ebrahim Raisi and Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, nine documents of cooperation and memoranda of understanding were signed between Iran and Kazakhstan.

In a joint press conference with Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Sunday, Raisi described the visit to Tehran as a turning point in the development of relations between the two countries and said: "For the past 30 years, we have had good relations with our friendly and brotherly country of Kazakhstan, which is not enough and should be expanded."


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