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The Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky has congratulated newly appointed President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev on his election victory and invited him to visit Ukraine for a visit, according to MIA Kazinform.
“On behalf of the people of Ukraine and from myself personally I congratulate you with the victory on extraordinary elections of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The trust placed in you by voters, is evidence of your high authority and devotion to the service of the people of Kazakhstan”, – stated in the text of the message.
Zelensky expressed confidence that mutual efforts will contribute to the deepening of constructive cooperation between the two countries “on the basis of mutual support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity.”
The Ukrainian President wished the Kazakh President strong health and new successes in work, and “the friendly people of Kazakhstan” for peace and prosperity.
On the eve Tokayev officially took charge of the country. The President of Kazakhstan promised to always defend national interests of the state. He also stressed that his goal is to ensure the unity of society and to protect the rights of every citizen.
As stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin in an exclusive interview of broadcasting company “MIR”, Tokayev, in his opinion, will continue its policy of the first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on the further rapprochement with Russia.