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#Kazakhstan foreign minister informs parliament on Astana’s work on UNSC and priorities in Central Asia

#Kazakhstan foreign minister informs parliament on Astana’s work on UNSC and priorities in Central Asia

Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov informed the members of the Mazhilis (lower house) of Parliament about the nation’s priorities as a member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in 2017-2018, as well as answered their questions on a wide range of issues, during the 13 March so-called government hour, writes Malika Orazgaliyeva. Kazakhstan is […]

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#Kazakhstan president signs amendments to Constitution into law

#Kazakhstan president signs amendments to Constitution into law

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan on 10 March, writes Malika Orazgaliyeva. The law “On introducing amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan,” which was approved by the Parliament and presented to the President was sent to the Constitutional Council on […]

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Astana Process guarantor states reaffirm commitment to strengthening #Syria ceasefire

Astana Process guarantor states reaffirm commitment to strengthening #Syria ceasefire

Russia, Iran and Turkey reaffirmed their commitment to consolidating and strengthening the ceasefire regime in Syria during a fresh round of peace talks 14-15 March in Astana. It was the third such meeting in Astana in what has become known as the Astana Process, writes Zhanna Shayakhmetova. It was also announced that the next high-level […]

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#Kazakhstan welcomes results of Syria meeting in Astana, as Russia, Iran and Turkey issue joint statement

#Kazakhstan welcomes results of Syria meeting in Astana, as Russia, Iran and Turkey issue joint statement

| March 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Kazakhstan welcomes the results of the third international meeting on Syria held on March 14-15, 2017 in Astana, where the guarantor states discussed the implementation of the agreements reached in the previous rounds of negotiations in Astana, as well as the ways to resolve military issues, improving the humanitarian situation, and studied new opportunities for […]

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Kazakh president sets out five priorities for #Kazakhstan’s ‘Third Stage of Modernization’ 

Kazakh president sets out five priorities for #Kazakhstan’s ‘Third Stage of Modernization’ 

In his annual address to the nation, Nursultan Nazarbayev, the president of Kazakhstan, announced five main priorities as part of what he described as “Kazakhstan’s third stage of modernization”. The priorities are aimed at ensuring economic growth and supporting the country to become one of the top 30 most developed countries in the world by […]

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Europe welcomes #Kazakhstan redistribution of power

Europe welcomes #Kazakhstan redistribution of power

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

  The chairman of the European Parliament’s delegation to Kazakhstan has welcomed a radical shakeup of how the country is run.  Iveta Grigule MEP, a Latvian deputy, told EU Reporter that the recently announced sweeping changes should be “positively valued”, writes Colin Stevens.  The Alde deputy was responding to a recent nationally televised speech by […]

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Long-term planning has been and will continue to be key to #Kazakhstan success

Long-term planning has been and will continue to be key to #Kazakhstan success

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Good leadership requires a relentless focus on the long-term rather than just responding to immediate events or pressures. It is an approach that has served Kazakhstan well in its first 25 years as a modern country and has been reinforced in recent days. First over the past week, the president has proposed political reforms to […]

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