Articles by Akmaral Belgibekova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

New business platform, cooperation agreements to bring Kazakhstan, EU closer

BRUSSELS – The leadership of Kazakhstan is committed to further strengthening cooperation with the European Union, and with the start of work by the new European Commission and the full entry into force of the large-scale agreement between Kazakhstan and the EU, this cooperation will receive a significant new impetus, Kazakh Deputy Minister of Foreign…

EU, Kazakh officials call for stronger cooperation at Brussels forum

BRUSSELS – Kazakh government officials and high representatives of European Union institutions discussed prospects for Kazakhstan-EU cooperation in light of the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (EPCA) signed in 2015 and the EU’s long-term foreign policy for Central Asia during a Feb. 26 roundtable at the offices of Euractiv, a Brussels-based online media resource covering…