Articles by Zhang Xiao

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Belt and Road: path of mutually beneficial development and shared prosperity of China and Kazakhstan

This year, the Belt and Road Initiative marks its five-year anniversary. This is a great event that draws the attention of the world community. It is even of more paramount importance for China and Kazakhstan. During the first state visit of President Xi Jinping to Kazakhstan on Sept, 7, 2013, he delivered a speech at…