Articles by Ignacio Jorge

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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, Peru hold first round of political consultations

A Kazakh delegation headed by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Ashikbayev and their Peruvian counterparts led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nestor Popolisio expressed mutual interest in expanding and intensifying political dialogue during the first round of Kazakh-Peruvian political consultations held Nov. 28 in Lima. The sides agreed to give bilateral ties concrete…