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Global solidarity matters for sustainable trade: Kazakh envoy to G20

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Indonesia, Daniyar Sarekenov, has stressed the need for multilateralism and international solidarity to secure global trade and ensure its sustainability.

“(The G20 must) rebuild a more sustainable global trading system, demand to secure supply chains,” Ambassador Sarekenov recently said during a special interview with ANTARA in Jakarta.

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In light of recent geopolitical trends, growing security threats, trade and technological confrontations and climate change, a modern transformation of the world order is underway, which is becoming the engine of global economic conversion, he said. note.

The realization that there is no alternative to a market economy – with the existence of competition as the main condition – poses to the world community the question not only of the need to form a more stable of international relations, but also of the development of the most effective measures to ensure the functioning of the world economic system, he said.

In this context, he highlighted the similarities in the messages delivered by Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Indonesian President Joko Widodo during the 76th United Nations General Assembly last fall.

“I would share several points of view that both leaders highlighted and indicated as the need for appropriate actions for the international community, which I believe could be presented at the G20 forum,” he said.

Messages include the critical importance of multilateralism and international solidarity in terms of global trade so that a more sustainable global trading system can be built and supply chains can be secured.

He also stressed the need to mobilize global health resources to ensure equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to close the gap between “vaccinated” advanced economies and “unvaccinated” emerging or developing markets.

Technology transfer and technical support as well as human capital capacity development should also be carried out to create more jobs, he added.

Then, low-carbon development and transition from fossil fuels to green technologies should also be pursued to achieve climate resilience, he said.

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