President Nazarbayev decorates President Nikolic with Order of Friendship
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on Wednesday decorated Serbian counterpart President Tomislav Nikolic with the Order of Friendship, noting Serbia was Kazakhstan's great friend and partner in Europe.
Kazakhstan is a rich country and we are keen on cooperating with you, President Nazarbayev said at the decoration ceremony.
He said he would discuss with Serbian officials all political problems in the region and worldwide.
You have expressed a readiness and a wish that we strengthen our friendship and cooperation, you always support us and that is why I passed a decree to award you the Order of Friendship, President Nazarbayev told President Nikolic.
President Nikolic said the friendship between the two countries and nations should be transformed into relations bringing better life to citizens.
"Serbia has many friends worldwide, and we count Kazakhstan among the greater ones," he said.