With deep sorrow, the Head of State learned the news about the death of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
"As an internationally known politician, Kofi Annan devoted his life to establishing the global stability and peace. Many years ago I was fortunate to meet Kofi Annan, one of the most sensible, sincere and great-hearted persons. We shared common stance on many topical issues of global development. I still recollect the warmth of our conversations and meetings," the telegram reads.
On behalf of the people of Kazakhstan and on his own behalf, Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed condolences to the relatives and loved ones of Kofi Annan and the United Nations.