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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 – Anti-Chinese activist accused of calling for ‘jihad’

#Kazakhstan – Anti-Chinese activist accused of calling for ‘jihad’

| March 12, 2019

The anti-Chinese activist Serikzhan Bilash has been detained in Kazakhstan. According to the local prosecutor’s office, he was arrested on on suspicion of inciting ethnic hatred. The news has had a huge resonance in the media, especially in light of the close international attention to the so-called “political re-education centers” in Xinjiang. The Kazakh Police […]

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18th regular congress of #NurOtanParty chaired by President Nazarbayev

18th regular congress of #NurOtanParty chaired by President Nazarbayev

| March 6, 2019

Previous Next The Nur Otan Party congress, which was dedicated to the Party’s 20th anniversary, was attended by delegates elected at regional conferences, members of the Kazakh Parliament, heads of governmental bodies, national holdings and companies, representatives of the civil society, non-governmental and youth organizations, international organizations, diplomatic corps, primary party organizations, as well as […]

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Business environment in #Kazakhstan continues to attract EU investment

Business environment in #Kazakhstan continues to attract EU investment

| February 28, 2019

The growing importance of Central Asia as a major trading region for the EU is confirmed by the level of growth seen in the bi-lateral trade between the EU and Kazakhstan. Over one third of Kazakhstan’s external trade is now with the EU, amounting to €22.7 billion in 2018. Almost 60% of foreign direct investment […]

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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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