Putin thanks President Tokayev for supporting the Russian language in Kazakhstan
Strelna, 7 October – RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev for supporting the Russian language in the republic.
“I would also like to note with satisfaction that Kassym-Zhomart Kemelevich took the initiative to create an international organization under the auspices of the CIS to support and promote the Russian language. For this we are very grateful to President Tokayev. The Russian language, of course, is the language of interstate communication, and undoubtedly it is a practical “It is important for everyone, bearing in mind that it has a dimension, that is, millions, without exaggeration, working in Russia, Russian citizens. The CIS, which helps Russia in the implementation of its development plans, are earning the necessary funds themselves to support their families,” he said.
According to him, Russia supports the proposal of the President of Kazakhstan and, for its part, will “do everything to put it into practice as soon as possible”, including the fact that 2023 has been declared in the CIS as the year 2023. Year of the Russian language as an ethnic language of communication.
The last informal meeting of the leaders of the CIS countries will be in 2021, as well as in St. It was held in Petersburg. Then Russian leader Vladimir Putin invited his colleagues to the northern capital before the New Year on December 28. The official CIS summit is scheduled for 14 October in Astana.