US President supports Kazakhstan in questions of strengthening of regional safety

    The US President, Barack Obama, during the meeting with the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, who arrived in Washington to participate in the Global Summit on Nuclear Safety, expressed support to the efforts of Kazakhstan in the questions of strengthening of regional safety, the agency reports citing the president's press service.
    "The officials talked about the situation in Afghanistan, the Central Asian region, the Eurasian space, including in the context of the presidency of Kazakhstan in OSCE. The US President supported the efforts of Kazakhstan on strengthening of regional stability and security."
    "N. Nazarbayev noted the initiatives and the achievements of the American President in the sphere of international safety - convocation of the Global Summit on Nuclear Safety, signing of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia, and acceptance of new nuclear strategy of the USA that became the huge step towards creation of the denuclearized world."
    N. Nazarbayev invited B. Obama to take part in the OSCE summit, which is planned to be held in Astana in November, 2010.
    The President of Kazakhstan has expressed satisfaction by the level of development of the Kazakhstan-American relations.
    "The USA - the leading economic and investment partner of Kazakhstan. The largest American companies work in the energy sphere. $30 billion are investments of the American companies out of $80 of foreign investments attracted by Kazakhstan," N. Nazarbayev said, according to Kazakhstan Today.