Vladimir Putin arrived in Astana 2018-11-08 14:00:00 Astana The President of Russia has arrived in the Republic of Kazakhstan for a two-day working visit. On November 8, Vladimir Putin will attend a session of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO). The participants will discuss key international and regional issues and the further promotion of cooperation between CSTO members. They are to sign about 20 documents, including the CSTO Collective Security Council Declaration. On November 9, Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev will address the plenary session of the 15th Russia-Kazakhstan Interregional Cooperation Forum in Petropavlovsk and will visit an exhibition of promising joint tourism programmes. A number of bilateral agreements have been drafted for signing. Also on the second day of the visit, the two presidents are to hold talks and attend a presentation of the Baiterek space centre project.