Topics that presidents of Central Asian countries discussed with Putin in Kazan

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Here are the main topics discussed by the Central Asian leaders in Kazan during their meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as reported by the Telegram channel "Central Asia."

President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, thanked the Russian President for the agreement on the construction of three thermal power plants (TPPs) and two hydropower plants (HPPs) in the republic. In return, Kazakhstan agreed to the construction of a gas pipeline from Russia to China on its territory and proposed hosting the next Future Games in the republic.

Kyrgyz leader, Sadyr Japarov, invited the Russian delegation to Kyrgyzstan to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Kara-Kyrgyz Autonomous Region, which will be commemorated in October 2024.

Uzbekistan's President, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, expressed hope that after the upcoming presidential elections, Vladimir Putin would make his first official visit to Uzbekistan. He also mentioned ongoing joint projects with Russia worth $45 billion and emphasized the strong foundation of their relationship.

Russia and Tajikistan's relations were highlighted as successful and were attributed to the positive personal relations between the leaders. President Putin mentioned their ability to solve any problems and praised the progress made, fueled by the good personal relationship between the leaders at the meeting with President Emamoli Rahmon.

Notably, the President of Turkmenistan did not participate in the opening ceremony of the "Future Games" in Kazan, but the country sent a delegation to participate in various competitions.

Additionally, the head of the Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, awarded the Order of "Dustlik" (Friendship) to all high-ranking guests from Central Asia.

February 23, 2024