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Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan sets up Energy Cooperation Council

According to Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will set up Energy Cooperation Coordination Council. This was reported at a meeting of the Majilis on Feb 20.

It should be noted that the framework agreement between the Governments of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan on energy cooperation envisages building the Coordination Council to consider bilateral energy cooperation.

“In our opinion, such a council will contribute to further boosting cooperation between the two states, taking into consideration that such an approach will let address many issues within bilateral trade of petroleum, gas, petrochemical products and in the sphere of energy,” Kanat Bozumbayev said.

Earlier it was reported that the Majilis approved the draft law “On ratification of the framework agreement between the Governments of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan on energy cooperation”.

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