Nazarbayev, Trump set to meet in upcoming visit to US


ASTANA/WASHINGTON -- Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev is scheduled to make a three-day official visit to the US on January 16-18, according to the president's press service.

A meeting with US President Donald Trump is scheduled on January 16, according to a statement from the White House Press Secretary.

The two sides will discuss the strategic partnership between their countries, regional security issues and economic co-operation, the statement said.

The presidents are also set to discuss Kazakhstan's leadership on several international challenges, particularly Afghanistan, during its presidency of the United Nations Security Council.

Nazarbayev is also expected to meet other US officials and participate in a session of the UN Security Council during his three-day visit.

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