Astana meeting of Russian, Belarusian, Kazakh leaders rescheduled

A meeting of Russian, Belarusian and Kazakh leaders scheduled to take place later this week in the Kazakh capital of Astana has been postponed, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday, APA reported citing RIA Novosti.

“Indeed, the leaders of the three states decided to postpone the meeting for several days,” he said.

Russian President Vladimir Putin was to visit Astana on March 12-13 to take part in the three-party meeting with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

An anonymous Kazakh diplomatic source said earlier Wednesday the meeting had been put off.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency