Articles by Aiman ​​Zhussupova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Peace Through Engagement: The Multi-Vector Direction of Kazakhstan’s Foreign Policy

The foreign policy of Kazakhstan  has been based on the concept of multi-vectors over the last three decades. A balanced and multi-vector foreign policy has become a part of Kazakhstan’s unique model of development.  Kazakhstan is a landlocked country and one of its strategic tasks for gaining access to world markets and increasing export opportunities…

Kazakhstan Supports Interethnic Accord Since Independence

In the early 1990s, Kazakhstan’s First President Nursultan Nazarbayev outlined the key ideas of a new policy in the field of nation-building – the preservation of interethnic harmony, ethnic diversity, and the equality of citizens regardless of ethnic and religious affiliations.  In 2020, Nazarbayev reaffirmed his adherence to the principle of unity in diversity: “Peace,…