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Kazakhstan may join WTO this year - Nazarbayev

May 5, 2014

Kazakhstan might enter the World Trade Organization this year, said President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev during the opening session of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank started in Astana, Kazakh media report.

"Kazakhstan continues its efforts to form the Eurasian Economic Union that groups Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. We have already integrated within the Customs Union. It has benefiting all of us. We vow to deepen and widen our further cooperation," the Kazinform cites the President.

"We will complete the negotiation process on Kazakhstan's WTO accession and hope to gain full membership in the Organization in 2014," said Nazarbayev.

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Source: AKIpress News Agency (Kyrgyz Republic)

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