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Kazakh Leader To Visit Iran, Turkey, Uzbekistan This week

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev is to travel to Tehran on April 11 for talks with his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rohani.

Nazarbaev’s office said the two presidents were due to discuss ways to foster cooperation in the sectors of trade, investment, agriculture, and transport.

More than 40 cooperation agreements and memoranda of understanding were expected to be signed during the visit.

Trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Iran stood at $635 million in 2015.

Nazarbaev’s office said he will visit Turkey on April 13-14, where he will hold talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and attend a summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

The Kazakh president will then travel to Uzbekistan on April 15 for a meeting with his counterpart, Islam Karimov.

Based on reporting by Interfax, TASS, IRNA, Mehr, and PressTV