Articles by Nurbek Almashov and Malika Orazgaliyeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

DUSHANBE – President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev paid an official visit to Dushanbe, Tajikistan on Sept. 14, during which several cooperation agreements between the two countries were signed. During the visit, Nazarbayev held a bilateral meeting with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon. During the talks, Nazarbayev congratulated the Tajik people on their Independence Day and…

Armenia Joins Eurasian Economic Union, as Kyrgyzstan Edges Closer to Membership

MINSK – Illustrating the growing pull of the yet-to-be-launched Eurasian Economic Union, Armenia joined the group at a meeting of the leaders of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia in the Belarussian capital on Oct. 10. Kyrgyzstan edged closer to joining by agreeing to a road map for its accession to the group’s predecessor, the…