Articles by George D. Gleboff and Aigerim Seisembayeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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 proposes developing roadmap for Kazakh-EU cooperation

BRUSSELS – Kazakhstan has suggested developing a roadmap to implement the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (EPCA) between the nation and the European Union (EU) and its member states. Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov presented the idea in Brussels Feb. 26 during the 16th meeting of the Kazakhstan-EU Cooperation Council, the highest level dialogue platform…

Kazakh, British foreign ministers agree to greater transit, Silk Road cooperation

LONDON – Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov and British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson during a Nov. 20 meeting in London agreed to expand cooperation on the trans-Eurasian transport corridors and reviving the Silk Road corridor. They also discussed global issues, the Kazakh foreign ministry announced, including the priorities of…