Articles by Arsen Nurabayev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakh FM Participates in Central Asia+Japan Dialogue, Meets with Counterparts

BISHKEK – Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov joined his counterparts from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Japan, July 16, to review 10 years of cooperation within the Central Asia+Japan dialogue. The group also discussed ways to develop and strengthen partnerships in the coming decade. The agenda of the meeting included such issues as increasing cooperation…