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Kazakhstan: Prime Minister Discusses Trade With Turkey

Ankara, 5 March 1997 (RFE/RL) - Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Akejan Kajigeldin has met in Ankara with Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan for talks that focused mostly on trade.

Turkish reports say Kajigeldin noted that Turkey is Kazakhstan's third-largest trade partner after Russia and Ukraine. The two prime ministers also were reported to have discussed petroleum supplies, and pumping Kazakhstan petroleum products to Europe through Turkey.

Kajigeldin today concludes his two-day visit to Turkey.