Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tleuberdi discussed this in a telephone conversation on April 4, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine informs.
"Dmytro Kuleba stressed that the efforts should be made to develop Ukraine-Kazakhstan dialogue in order not to lose the dynamics of cooperation. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan supported this approach. An important step in this direction was an arrangement to hold the second meeting of the working group on increasing Ukraine-Kazakhstan trade in the teleconference mode in the near future," the statement reads.
It is also noted that the authorized representatives of both countries will hold a regular meeting of the Interstate Ukraine-Kazakhstan Economic Cooperation Commission after the normalization of the epidemiological situation.
The foreign ministers also agreed to intensify ministry-level cooperation. To this end, the diplomats agreed to exchange visits.
Last year, Ukraine-Kazakhstan total trade amounted to $894.3 million and decreased by $29.71 million, or 3.2%, compared to 2018.