Articles by By Altair Nurbekov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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 Peaceful Resolution to Ukraine Conflict, Reiterates Minsk Agreements

ASTANA – Kazakhstan expresses “grave concern with the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, especially with the facts of shelling that led to the deaths of civilians,” the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a Jan. 26 statement. The shelling of the Ukrainian port of Mariupol on Jan. 24 led to 30 deaths among…