Articles by Samat Ordabayev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Building Eurasian Economic Union on Consensus, Mutual Respect and Benefit

Kazakhstan has been one of the main initiators of Eurasian integration. The idea and necessity of creating the Eurasian Union was first expressed by the President of our country, Nursultan Nazarbayev, in 1994. In a speech at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, the Kazakh leader made a direct appeal to the intellectual elite of the…