Articles by Aigerim Seisembayeva and Galiaskar Seitzhan

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Astana Enhances Cooperation with Moscow, Prepares for Syria Talks

ASTANA – Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov paid his first visit to Moscow Jan. 20 at the invitation of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. It was also the newly-appointed foreign minister’s initial foreign trip on a bilateral basis. Following the talks, Abdrakhmanov and Lavrov gave a joint press conference where they commented on the outcome…

Kazakh FM Says Rebuilding Confidence Key for Stability in Europe and Eurasia

HAMBURG – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov participated in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) annual Council of Foreign Ministers, the C5+1 meeting of foreign ministers of Central Asian countries and the United States and the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) ministerial meeting during a Dec. 7-9 visit to…