Articles by Aigul Kuspan

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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…

“Kazakhstan, May God Bless You and Save You Forever!”

With these words, Pope John Paul II completed his state visit to Kazakhstan in September 2001. Exactly 20 years ago, on September 22-25, 2001, a unique event took place in the history of young independent Kazakhstan: Pope John Paul II paid an official visit to our country at the personal invitation of First President Nursultan…

Kazakhstan can be crucial link in ASEM connectivity endeavours

“Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.” These words of Rudyard Kipling are usually quoted to prove the idea of the great gap between Europe and Asia, Christianity and Islam… However, the British poet in his Ballad of East and West stated, in fact, the opposite: Oh, East…