Articles by Yerlan Shamishev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

The Path to Security and Stability in Eurasia

In the 1990s, President Nursultan Nazarbayev put forward initiatives for the development of Eurasian economic cooperation and integration. Today, these proposals are embodied in policy and everyday life. Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus are promoting concerted macroeconomic actions, customs and tariff regulations and protection of their markets. The most important stages of integration, the creation of…