Articles by Arsen Ormantayev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Three Kazakhstan Citizens Die in Germanwings Crash

ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on March 25 that at least three of its citizens died in the Germanwings  A320 airliner crash in the French Alps on March 24. The citizens were a family of three, including father Yerbol Imankulov, born in 1965; mother Aizhan Issengaliyeva, born in 1966; and Adil Imankulov,…