On the initiative of the Kazakh side had a telephone conversation of Russian President Vladimir Putin with the leader of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, said in the press service of the Kremlin.
"Discussed topical issues in Russian-Kazakh relations and integration cooperation in the Eurasian space. Discussed the schedule of bilateral contacts, including a meeting in the process of the upcoming SCO summit in Ufa. The leaders also exchanged views on the crisis situation in Ukraine, " – reported in the report on the Internet representation of the Kremlin. The SCO summit will take place in Ufa on July 9-10. As reported before, Putin, at the next summit of the SCO in Bashkiria to the organization have the opportunity to connect India and Pakistan. The Shanghai cooperation organization - continuously operating regional international Association, whose establishment was announced fifteen June 2001 in Shanghai. Priority activities of the SCO joint anti-terrorism, extremism, development of cooperation in energy, oil and gas, transport, telecommunications and other fields. Now SCO members are Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Observer status are Afghanistan, India, Iran, Mongolia and Pakistan, " dialogue partners are Belarus, Turkey and Sri Lanka. The total population of SCO - 1, 597 billion people (a quarter of the inhabitants of the Earth), the total gross domestic product - eleven, 6 trillion dollars.