Articles by Yerbol Tishkambayev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Reforms Should Not be Campaign Fodder, Says Mazhilis Deputy Chairperson

During the Mazhilis’ (lower chamber of the Parliament’s) most recent “government hour,” which was focused on providing schoolchildren with textbooks and methodical resources, many flaws in the system were discussed. These and other questions were actualised in an interview with Dariga Nazarbayeva, deputy chair of the Mazhilis and head of the Mazhilis’s Nur Otan party.…