Articles by Dana Borumbayeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Election Turmoil, Loss of Interest by International Community Threaten Afghan Stability, Says Afghan Observer

ASTANA – The first democratic transfer of power in Afghanistan’s history has been unfolding, grudgingly, since the first round of presidential elections were held on April 5. Round two was held on June 14, with preliminary results announced in early July and the final result to be announced on July 22. Resident Representative of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung…

Recreated Silk Route Will Help Build Stability in Central Asia, Experts Say

SRINAGAR, JAMMU AND KASHMIR – The newly recreated and rejuvenated Silk Route will help foster stability and development in Central Asia, international and regional experts agreed during a conference here in late June and early July as they looked at concrete ways to rebuild the ties that once connected huge areas of Eurasia into one…