The President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held talks with Kubanychbek Omuraliev, the Secretary-General of the Organization of Turkic States, Trend reports citing the Central Communications Service of the President.
The Kazakh Head of State highlighted the growing role of the Organization as a unique platform to bolster cooperation and unity between Turkic countries. The Kazakh president also stressed that a growing number of international organizations express the desire to establish closer cooperation with the Organization of Turkic States.
Both President Tokayev and Secretary-General Omuraliev agreed that the OTS secretariat needs to effectively fulfill priorities and initiatives adopted at the summit in Samarkand held in October.
The Organization of Turkic States was created in 2009. Kazakhstan will host the 10th anniversary OTS summit in 2023.