Articles by Aliya Mussagalieyva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Human Rights Protection Work On-going in Kazakhstan, Ambassador Says

Ahead of the high-level segment of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), held each March, The Astana Times discussed cooperation between Kazakhstan and the UN and bilateral relations with Switzerland with Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Switzerland and Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Geneva Mukhtar Tileuberdi. What is the relationship between Kazakhstan and the…