Head of Press Service of the Ukrainian MFA Olexander Dikusar says that Ukraine hopes for cooperation with Kazakhstan after the elections to Kazakhstan's Lower House of Parliament.

"Ukraine hopes for the continuation and deepening of the cooperation with the Republic of Kazakhstan - our strategic partner in Central Asia", - he stressed.

Dikusar also recalled that on 17 January the official results of the early elections to the Lower House of Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan were announced, which took place on January 15.

The 7% threshhold was passed by three political forces: the People's Democratic Party "Nur Otan", Democratic Party of Kazakhstan "Ak Zhol" and the Communist People's Party of Kazakhstan, "UNIAN" reports.

During its first session, the Lower House of Parliament elected the new speaker and heads of special committees, as well as announced a vote of trust to the current government of Kazakhstan.