Articles by Malika Orazgaliyeva & Aliya Bitimova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakh President Calls for Truce in Ukraine During Meeting in Minsk

MINSK – The presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine, as well as high representatives of the European Union met in the capital of Belarus for multilateral and bilateral talks on Aug. 26 seeking solutions to the ongoing months-long bloody conflict in the east of Ukraine and, more broadly, a mutually acceptable accommodation for that…