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EU and #Kazakhstan relations evolving co-operatively, providing a model for region, says European envoy

EU and #Kazakhstan relations evolving co-operatively, providing a model for region, says European envoy

| March 18, 2019

The European Union is Kazakhstan’s biggest foreign investor, and Kazakhstan is the EU’s closest political and economic partner among the countries of Central Asia while EU-Kazakhstan cooperation is expanding in education, research, trade, transport, agriculture and environmental work, among many areas, the European envoy in Astana said, writes Saltanat Boteu. Sven-Olov Carlsson Official diplomatic relations […]

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Kazakh FM urges diplomatic solutions to global conflicts, highlights #Kazakhstan initiatives at OIC meeting

Kazakh FM urges diplomatic solutions to global conflicts, highlights #Kazakhstan initiatives at OIC meeting

| March 15, 2019

Kazakh Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov stressed the need to find comprehensive solutions to the Palestinian problem, promote the Middle East peace process and stabilise Afghanistan during the 1-2 March 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organization of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) in Abu Dhabi, writes Malika Orazgaliyeva. Beibut Atamkulov. Photo credit: […]

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#Kazakhstan president appoints new government, reorganizes ministries

#Kazakhstan president appoints new government, reorganizes ministries

| February 28, 2019

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed Askar Mamin as Kazakhstan’s new prime minister, the Akorda press service announced on 25 February. The same day, the president reorganised several ministries and appointed the entire cabinet, writes Aidana Yergaliyeva. Photo credit: akorda.kz. Mamin, who had been First Deputy Prime Minister, has been leading the interim government, after the […]

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#Kazakhstan to send second military unit to UN peacekeeping mission in #Lebanon

#Kazakhstan to send second military unit to UN peacekeeping mission in #Lebanon

| February 22, 2019

The Kazakh Ministry of Defence is preparing the second contingent of Kazakh soldiers to be deployed as peacekeepers in Lebanon. The troops are expected to be deployed at the end of April, writes Aidana Yergaliyeva. Photo credit: express-k.kz. “This is a matter of national importance, since it is the fulfilment by the Republic of Kazakhstan […]

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#Kazakhstan and EU to strengthen political and economic co-operation

#Kazakhstan and EU to strengthen political and economic co-operation

| February 22, 2019

Previous Next During a meeting with ambassadors from the European Union member states and the EU delegation in Astana, Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov noted that fulfilling the full cooperation potential between Kazakhstan and the EU requires concerted efforts from both the Kazakh Foreign Ministry and the European diplomatic missions in Kazakhstan. The meeting considered a […]

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Inclusive global dialogue is #Kazakhstan foreign policy priority, new FM tells diplomatic corps in annual briefing

Inclusive global dialogue is #Kazakhstan foreign policy priority, new FM tells diplomatic corps in annual briefing

| February 15, 2019

One of Kazakhstan’s foreign policy priorities is to pursue inclusive dialogue between leading powers to overcome “bloc thinking” and reach consensus on key global issues, new Kazakh Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov told ambassadors and envoys during his first meeting with the diplomatic corps in Astana on 7 February, according to the ministry’s press service, writes […]

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Emphasis on economic diplomacy positions #Kazakhstan well to attract investment in times of growing competition

Emphasis on economic diplomacy positions #Kazakhstan well to attract investment in times of growing competition

| January 25, 2019

In today’s highly competitive global environment, economic and trade ties are an increasingly important part of international diplomacy. Nowadays, official government visits focus not only on international political issues, but also on developing closer economic cooperation, encouraging investment and promoting exports. Embassies deal with diplomatic and consular issues and also increasingly engage with foreign investors, […]

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