Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies

under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The Address to the People of Kazakhstan by President

of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

“Constructive Public Dialogue – the Basis of Stability

and Prosperity of Kazakhstan”

Only through a constant dialogue between the Government and society

can a harmonious state be built in the context of modern geopolitics.



Kassym-Jomart Tokayev had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The heads of state discussed issues related to preventing the spread of coronavirus in two neighboring countries.

Having noted with satisfaction the active contacts between the governments of Kazakhstan and Russia, the two presidents expressed a common opinion on strengthening coordination of actions between the executive bodies of both states. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev expressed gratitude to Vladimir Putin for providing 40 thousand sets of test systems. The Russian President said that as production increases, the Russian side will provide additional sets of test systems as humanitarian aid.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev made a request to the Russian leader to assist in the return of Kazakhstan citizens who are in Russia as transit passengers, as well as in border regions. Vladimir Putin replied that the Russian Government will help resolve the problem.

Vladimir Putin also noted the importance of further building up bilateral trade and economic cooperation and strengthening cooperation through the Eurasian Economic Union.

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev congratulated his colleague on the successful implementation of the constitutional reform and expressed hope for a positive outcome of the national vote.