Russia's envoy ends diplomatic mission in Kazakhstan
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Ambassador of Russia Mikhail Bocharnikov in connection with completion of his diplomatic mission in Kazakhstan.
According to Nazarbayev, Bocharnikov has served as Russian Ambassador to Kazakhstan for 11 years and praised his contribution to development of Russian-Kazakh ties during all these years.
"We support each other in the international arena. During my visit to the US, I focused on the Russian-US relations," AKIpress cited Nazarbayev as saying.
Bocharnikov for his part pointed out the high speed of development of relations between the two countries and praised Kazakhstan's efforts to maintain global security.
At the end of the meeting, Nazarbayev awarded Bocharnikov with the order of friendship.