Articles by Arsen Baltabayev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Strong Potential for Non-Oil Economic Cooperation between Germany and Kazakhstan, Top Official Says

In an exclusive interview with this newspaper, Deputy Minister of German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Co-Chairman of the Kazakh-German intergovernmental working group on trade and economic cooperation Eckhard Franz spoke about the challenges and opportunities for expanding bilateral cooperation and the roles the governments of the two countries are playing to achieve…