Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Honduras Maria Dolores Aguero, who is paying the first visit by the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Astana in the history of bilateral relations.
During the meeting held in a friendly atmosphere the parties expressed their interest to establish political dialogue between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and Honduras. They also noted the need to identify the most promising areas of bilateral relations, including trade and tourism.
The Ministers exchanged views on pressing issues of international relations and regional security. They noted similarity in approaches of two countries on key matters of multilateral agenda and underlined the need to continue fruitful engagement within the framework of the United Nations, where Honduras has put forward its candidacy to the Security Council for 2022-2023.
Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov informed about Kazakhstan's engagement with such platforms of regional cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean as the Organization of American States, Association of Caribbean States, Caribbean Community and others. Another important organization is the Central American Integration System that has Honduras among its members and aims to create a free trade zone and common market.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Honduras led respectable delegation to participate in the celebration of the National Day of Honduras at the EXPO 2017 in Astana. Honduras is operating a pavilion and celebrated this day with an exciting performance of its artists.