Rouhani on Wednesday sent a message to Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to congratulate the government and people of the Central Asian country on the 29th anniversary of its independence, Tasnim News Agency reported.
Commenting on the expansion of relations between Iran and Kazakhstan in line with the two countries’ interests over the past years, Rouhani expressed hope for stronger friendly interactions in all fields through joint efforts and using the existing capacities.
The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Kazakhstan have a common responsibility to strengthen regional stability and security and foster solidarity among Muslims and mutually benefit from such achievements, he said.
Constant consultations between the two countries at various levels are necessary to these ends, the Iranian president stressed.
Rouhani also wished the Kazakh leader and people success and prosperity.
In recent years, Teheran and Nur-Sultan have stepped up efforts to broaden bilateral relations in different fields.
Kazakhstan’s Day of Independence is celebrated annually on December 16.
The Central Asian state was the last of the Soviet republics to declare independence following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.