Articles by Bagdaulet Karabayev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedoms of Peaceful Assembly Praises Cooperation of Kazakh Government, Provides Initial Recommendations on Improvements Needed

ASTANA – Kazakhstan has made “admirable progress” since independence, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedoms of Peaceful Assembly and Association Maina Kiai said in a Jan. 27 statement summing up his visit to the country, and its diverse population lives in relative harmony thanks in no small part to government efforts to promote cohesion and stability.…