Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres is planning to attend the official opening ceremony of the world specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017. This was announced during his meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov in New York, the "Khabar 24" TV channel reports.
"The situation in the sphere of international security was discussed. In particular, the Minister briefed the Secretary General on the progress of the Astana talks on Syria. Guterres expressed his full support for the process considering the Geneva and Astana talks as mutually complementary. He also announced his decision to take part in the SCO summit and the opening of the EXPO 2017 in Astana on June 8 and 9", - the TV channel reported.
During the visit to the US, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan also met with Secretary of State of the United States of America Rex Tillerson.
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