Xi Jinping vows to strengthen China-Kazakhstan relations

Increased trade is a result of China's diplomatic relations with Central Asia. China's XIAN: In times of "prosperity and adversity," China wants to further strengthen its ties with Kazakhstan, On Wednesday, President Xi Jinping told his Kazakh counterpart, who was in China, China will host a meeting of Central Asian leaders in person for the first time this week, strengthening ties in Russia's backyard as Beijing's relations with the West deteriorate.

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Chinese President Xi

As Moscow directs its resources towards the conflict in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan—all former Soviet Union members—are now looking for alternative sources of investment.

The first of the five Central Asian leaders to arrive in the northwest Chinese city of Xian for the summit was President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan, a huge steppe country with abundant energy and agricultural resources.

China and Kazakhstan should "promote the construction of a China-Kazakhstan community with a shared future featuring friendship from generation to generation and a high degree of mutual trust, together in prosperity and adversity," Xi said.

"Your state visit to China shows the high level of ties that exist between our two nations and reaffirms the unbreakable bond with China," the statement reads.According to Tokayev, Kazakhstan will increase its two-way commerce with China from above $31 billion in 2022 to $40 billion annually by 2030.

Charge of expanding the export of agricultural products to China

He praised Xi for his ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure programme, which has improved transport connections, and stated, "Kazakhstan is interested in expanding the export of agricultural products to China.

"Tokayev continued, "Kazakhstan is prepared to offer legumes, high-quality, environmentally sound frozen meat, and lamb,Since the two countries' diplomatic relations were established three decades ago, following the dissolution of the Soviet Union

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