TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – President Rouhani congratulated the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan Independence Day to President Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Kazakh nation.

Rouhani expressed hope for the development of Tehran-Astanagrowing ties and to further improve cooperation in line with mutual interests.

Rouhani wished Kazakh nation and government success, prosperity and dignity.

In 1991, Kazakhstan declared its independence from the Soviet Union. On October 25, 1990, Kazakhstan drafted a Declaration of Independence, which eventually led the Kazakh people to create their own Constitution. The country declared independence on December 16, 1991.