Articles by Malika Orazgaliyeva and Altair Nurbekov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

In Astana, Kerry Promotes Stronger Ties in Economy, Security

ASTANA – It was a visit full of symbolism. It ranged from the presentation of the famous savoury and fragrant Almaty Aport apples to a foreign dignitary who was kind enough to recently say that apples are from Kazakhstan to that dignitary’s following in the footsteps of world leaders to deliver a Central Asia policy-setting…