Articles by Zulfiya Amanzholova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Caspian Sea legal status: from disassociation to collaboration

The presidents of five littoral states are set to meet at the Fifth Caspian Summit, to be held in Aktau Aug. 12. The agenda of the meeting is to take stock of the negotiations on determining the legal status of the Caspian Sea lasting many years. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1992,…