India, Kazakhstan sign five key agreements to strengthen bilateral ties


  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev held comprehensive talks and decided for 5 key agreements including a defence pact to enhance military cooperation and a contract for supply of uranium to India.
  • They decided to actively engage in the fight against terrorism and extremism and also agreed to work closely to expand bilateral trade by addressing structural impediments between India and hydrocarbon-rich Kazakhstan.
  • Kazaksthan was one of the first countries with which India launched civil nuclear cooperation through a uranium purchase contract, said Modi.
  • The other pacts included Treaty on Transfer of Sentenced Persons, human resources, cultural exchanges and capacity building.

Source: ET

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