Articles by Julia Mager and Rysty Alibekova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Expanded Government Meeting Reviews Progress on Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy, Efforts to Sustain High Economic Growth

ASTANA – President Nursultan Nazarbayev reviewed what still needs to be done to implement the Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy at the Feb. 14 government meeting as ministers reviewed economic situation and socioeconomic development plans in light of the Feb. 11 readjustment of the tenge exchange rate. The President stressed that amid volatility in world markets, Kazakhstan’s…