Articles by Gulbarshyn Sabayeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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, Qatar Poised to Expand Economic Ties, Ambassador in Doha Says

ASTANA – In an exclusive interview with this newspaper, Askar Shokybayev, Kazakhstan’s recently appointed ambassador to the State of Qatar, shared his views on his country of appointment, its relations with Astana, and their future outlook. Allow us to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your recent appointment as Kazakhstan’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary…

Kazakh, British Cooperation Priorities Have Expanded with Recent Election, Says Kazakh Ambassador

In an interview with this newspaper, Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom Erzhan Kazykhanov spoke about the opportunities in bilateral relations following the presidential election in Kazakhstan, as well as about the relations with the European Union. On Feb. 15, you presented your credentials to Queen Elizabeth II, thus, officially assuming the office of Ambassador…

Kazakhstan Seeks Italian Business Involvement in Innovation Programme, Says Ambassador in Rome

Italy is one of Kazakhstan’s main European trading partners and the third overall after the Russian Federation and China. Trade turnover between the two countries exceeded $16 billion. Kazakh Ambassador in Italy Andrian Yelemessov explained how Italy and Kazakhstan cooperate in the spheres of economy, culture and education. The first visit of Kazakh President Nursultan…

Kazakhstan, Hungary Build on Strong Political, Economic, Cultural Ties, Ambassador in Budapest Says

Ahead of the visit to Astana by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in early April, Nurbakh Rustemov, Kazakhstan’s Ambassador in Budapest, shared his views on the bilateral relations and their future, touching, among other things on the interesting and long-standing cultural links between the two countries.  In your interview last year with our newspaper, you…

Kazakhstan Works to Advance Human Rights, Nuclear Disarmament, Country’s Top Diplomat in Geneva Says

In an interview with this newspaper, Mukhtar Tleuberdi, Kazakhstan’s Permament Representative at the UN Office in Geneva, discusses the country’s approaches to working with and within the UN Human Rights Council, as well as priorities in the areas of nuclear disarmanent and accessation to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). What are the permanent mission’s responsibilities?…