Articles by Anuar Fazylov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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 Urges Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Entry into Force at Int’l Conference

NAYARIT, MEXICO – Kazakhstan’s delegation at a major international conference in Mexico on Feb. 13-14 urged that the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) enter into force as soon as possible, calling such a ban an important step toward global nuclear disarmament. “We believe that one of the most important steps toward that goal [of global…