President Nazarbayev congratulates Antonio Guterres for being elected as next UN Secretary-General
Nursultan Nazarbayev sent a telegram of congratulations to Antonio Guterres in connection with his election to the post of the United Nations Secretary-General. The document notes that the results of the vote showed high confidence of the members of the organization to Antonio Guterres. Quote: "The vote of confidence rendered to you has special value in the context of the serious challenges we face today." End of quote. Nursultan Nazarbayev wished the elected Secretary General success in the responsible position and expressed hope for further development of the successful cooperation of Kazakhstan and the UN, especially in countering terrorism and extremism, security in Central Asia and Afghanistan, as well as non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. These are the main issues of activities of Kazakhstan on the post of a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.