Articles by Erlan Madiyev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Turkic Integration Reaches New Vistas After March 31 Informal Summit

On March 31, the Informal Meeting of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States (Turkic Council) took place virtually. This was the ninth summit of the leaders of the Turkic countries, which discussed the deepening of cooperation in the Turkic world. One of the key points on the agenda was naming the city of Turkistan as…