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#Kazakhstan – Seven candidates compete for country’s highest office in 9 June election

#Kazakhstan – Seven candidates compete for country’s highest office in 9 June election

| May 15, 2019

  Sadybek Tugel, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Amirzhan Kosanov, Toleutai Rakhimbekov, Amangeldy Taspikhov, Daniya Yespayeva and Zhambyl Akhmetbekov The Kazakh Central Electoral Commission (CEC) registered on 6 May the last four candidates to qualify for Kazakhstan’s 9 June presidential election. Registration closed 11 May and a total of seven candidates will campaign until 8 June for election […]

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Eight candidates seek the office of #Kazakh President

Eight candidates seek the office of #Kazakh President

| May 8, 2019

The Kazakh Central Electoral Commission (CEC) closed nominations on April 28 for the June 9 presidential election. The field, which began with nine nominees, was reduced by one on April 29 after a candidate withdrew. The candidates’ registration stage will continue until May 11. Kazakh voters seeking to participate in the June 9 presidential election […]

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Orderly presidential transition represents latest milestone in #Kazakhstan development

Orderly presidential transition represents latest milestone in #Kazakhstan development

| May 6, 2019

In any country with a presidential system of government, who holds the top post matters hugely for its direction and success. The President is inevitably the symbol of leadership at home and abroad. At the very least, too, they set the framework within which the other institutions of government operate. But when a country has […]

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#Kazakhstan ruling party nominates incumbent President Tokayev as candidate for 9 June presidential election

#Kazakhstan ruling party nominates incumbent President Tokayev as candidate for 9 June presidential election

| April 23, 2019

Kazakh ruling Nur Otan party congress unanimously nominated on 23 April Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as the party’s candidate for Kazakhstan’s June 9 presidential election, writes Assel Satubaldina. Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. Photo credit: akorda.kz. The nomination was supported by 600 delegates at the congress and was announced by former President and current party Chair […]

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​Remarks by Roman Vassilenko, deputy minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan at High Level Conference on Central Asia Connectivity for Sustainable Development

​Remarks by Roman Vassilenko, deputy minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan at High Level Conference on Central Asia Connectivity for Sustainable Development

| April 17, 2019

PreviousNext Your Excellency, Minister Melescanu, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, Buna dimineața! I would like to express my gratitude to Romania for its excellent organization of the conference in the beautiful Palace of the Parliament. Kazakhstan joins other delegations in warmly welcoming Romania’s continued work, initiated by its EU presidency, on reinvigorating discussions focused on connectivity […]

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#Kazakhstan delegation led by DFM Tleuberdi participated in conference ‘Supporting the future of #Syria and the region’ 

#Kazakhstan delegation led by DFM Tleuberdi participated in conference ‘Supporting the future of #Syria and the region’ 

| March 28, 2019

The EU and the UN co-chaired the third Brussels Conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region on 12-14 March. 57 countries and more than 20 international organisations and UN agencies participated in the conference. The delegation of Kazakhstan was led by Deputy Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi (pictured). DFM Tleuberdi spoke about the […]

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New #Kazakhstan president sworn in, praises predecessor, pledges continuity

New #Kazakhstan president sworn in, praises predecessor, pledges continuity

| March 27, 2019

The new president of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, was sworn in on 20 March during a joint session of the chambers of the Kazakh Parliament, writes Elya Altynsarina. Photo credit: akorda.kz. Tokayev was sworn in following the surprise resignation March 19 of Kazakhstan’s founding and only previous President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tokayev, who had been serving as […]

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