“The Caspian Sea should become a sea of peace and new opportunities,” said President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as he delivered speech at the Summit of the United Nations Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), APA reports.
He expressed deep gratitude to the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev for hosting the SPECA summit.
Kazakh President reminded that Kazakhstan was initiator of SPECA during the end of the 90s of the last century and this platform celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said that last year, the main fileds of this program (SPECA) were defined.
“We are thankful to Azerbaijan for its contribution to the development of SPECA, for its contribution to cooperation between SPECA and the South Caucasus," he said.