"During the telephone conversation, Vladimir Putin warmly congratulated the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, on his birthday," the Kremlin press service said.

On July 6, Nazarbayev turns 81.

Earlier, Nazarbayev told Putin that doctors from Russia saved him from the coronavirus.

Earlier it was reported that a monument to Nazarbayev was unveiled in the capital of Kazakhstan.