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Kazakhstan/Georgia: Nazarbayev And Shevardnadze Sign Agreements

Tbilisi, 18 September 1996 (RFE/RL) - Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev held talks yesterday in Tbilisi with Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze.

The two leaders signed 14 agreements covering economic cooperation, sport, transport, transit, trade and cooperation between security organs, says the RFE/RL correspondent.

At a joint press conference later in the day, Nazarbayev and Shevardnadze stressed the importance of cooperation and good relations between their countries.

On Monday, Nazarbayev spent the day in Baku where he held talks with his Azerbaijan counterpart, Heydar Aliyev. The two leaders signed a packet of documents on bilateral ties and a statement calling for the Caspian Sea to be used only for peaceful purposes.