Addressing the lower house of the Russian parliament, the State Duma, that "Kazakhstan and Russia remain the locomotive of all integration processes in the post-Soviet area. There is a clear understanding between our two countries that only together can we respond to the challenges of our time: globalization, terrorism, extremism, drug trafficking."
Nazarbaev today wraps up a three-day visit to Russia. On April 4, he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and pledged to more than double the capacity of a pipeline transporting crude oil from Kazakhstan to Russia.
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