Nazarbayev backs idea on creation of SCO single currency

YEKATERINBURG. June 16. KAZINFORM

Aigul Tulekbayeva

Nazarbayev backs idea on creation of SCO single currencyPresident of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev stands for the creation of a supranational currency for mutual exchanges within the SCO.

“With the purpose of effective use of the SCO member states’ economic potential I support the proposal of the Russian President”, N. Nazarbayev said. He suggested studying the opportunity of introduction of a common supranational currency.

“It could be used in trade-economic settlements between the SCO states”, the President of Kazakhstan noted at the sitting of the Council of the SCO member states’ heads in Yekaterinburg.

http://www.inform.kz/showarticle3.php?lang=eng&id=180868

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Kazakh President condemns North Korea nuclear tests

YEKATERINBURG. June 16. KAZINFORM.

Aigul Tulekbayeva

“Kazakhstan, as a state voluntarily abandoned its nuclear arsenal, is an active participant of the global disarmament process, condemns holding of nuclear tests by North Korea”, Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev has said at the extended sitting of the Council of the SCO Heads of States in Yekaterinburg.

“This step will have a negative impact on the process of global nonproliferation and pose threats to the regional and global security”, the President of Kazakhstan emphasized.

http://www.inform.kz/showarticle3.php?lang=eng&id=180865

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