Articles by Vladimir Norov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Role of new regional policy of Uzbekistan in political and economic processes in Central Asia

Vladimir Norov, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and current Director of the Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, participated in the Astana Club meeting in the Kazakh capital on Nov. 13-14. These are his remarks provided exclusively to The Astana Times, edited for space and…