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Kassym-Jomart Tokayev awarded President of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with the first-degree Order of Dostyk

October 12, 2022

President of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who is on a state visit to our country, was awarded the first-degree Order of Dostyk. During the ceremony, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev called the Turkish President a true leader, leading his country forward.

- Thanks to your constructive policy, Türkiye's authority in the world has increased. Your country is respected by the international community as a developed country with great potential. Türkiye has been connected with us through common roots since ancient times. You are Kazakhstan's closest and reliable strategic partner," the Head of State said.

According to the President of Kazakhstan, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is making a significant contribution to strengthening the fraternal ties linking the two nations.

- I greatly appreciate this contribution. Your tireless efforts are aimed at bringing our kindred countries closer together in the name of common interests. The Organization of Turkic States, which was originally established as a council and has now become a full-fledged organization, is a vivid confirmation of this. In addition, I would like to highlight your peacemaking efforts. We support your initiatives to resolve global crises and regional problems," Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said.

The head of our state noted that Kazakhstan is interested in strengthening multifaceted cooperation with Türkiye, based on a strategic partnership. He emphasized that our brotherly countries are moving together into the future.

- We will continue to walk the path of eternal friendship and brotherhood. You make an invaluable contribution to the progressive development of Kazakh-Turkish relations. Given your exceptional and historic merits in this field, I have decided to award you the first-degree Order of Dostyk. This decision will undoubtedly be inscribed in gold letters in the annals of bilateral relations. I am ready to continue directing all my efforts towards strengthening friendship and mutual understanding between our peoples," the President said.

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