On July 31, 2007 Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Yuriy Kostenko met with Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Ukraine Amangeldy Zhumabayev, according to the press-service of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine.

 The parties discussed development of relations between Ukraine and the Republic of Kazakhstan, particularly, holding of the Year of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Ukraine in 2007 and preparation for holding of the Year of Ukraine in the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2008.

 During the meeting, forwarding Ukrainian observers to the parliamentary elections in the Republic of Kazakhstan that will take place on August 18 was discussed as well.