Articles by Tomasz Peta

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

John Paul II: “God Bless You, Kazakhstan”

During a state visit to Kazakhstan on Sept. 22-25, 2001 Pope John Paul II repeatedly expressed words of blessing for the country and people of Kazakhstan. The Pontiff also pointed to a task ahead of our country. “Kazakhstan, you have the mission of being a bridge between religions, between nations and continents,” he said. The…