Tag: Kazakhstan

#Kazakhstan takes decisive steps to stop spread of #COVID-19

#Kazakhstan takes decisive steps to stop spread of #COVID-19

| March 27, 2020

The Kazakh government has implemented a series of proactive measures over the past two months to address the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 416,000 people globally. At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in January, the special governmental commission created an action plan to protect the population in advance. By […]

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#Kazakhstan takes decisive steps to stop the spread of #Coronavirus

#Kazakhstan takes decisive steps to stop the spread of #Coronavirus

| March 26, 2020

These are unprecedented times. In many countries around the world daily life seems to be on hold due to the health crisis caused by coronavirus COVID-19. The pandemic has put many areas on lockdown, as the virus continues to spread globally and tragically cause many deaths, writes Colin Stevens.  Kazakhstan has proactive position in counteraction […]

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#Kazakhstan imports fresh #Coronavirus cases from #Russia and #Kyrgyzstan

#Kazakhstan imports fresh #Coronavirus cases from #Russia and #Kyrgyzstan

| March 26, 2020

Kazakhstan’s tally of coronavirus infections rose to 79 on Wednesday (25 March), boosted by new cases in its southernmost and northernmost provinces, despite authorities’ efforts to confine the disease to two major cities, writes Olzhas Auyezov. Among those who tested positive were one each in Shymkent, the biggest southern city, the southern province of Zhambyl, […]

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#WTO to examine #Kazakhstan hidden trade restrictions in struggle over goods flows from #China to #Russia

#WTO to examine #Kazakhstan hidden trade restrictions in struggle over goods flows from #China to #Russia

| March 9, 2020

The Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan said the WTO Appellate Body will evaluate the illegitimate actions of Kazakhstan with regard to transit of goods from Kyrgyzstan as hidden trade restrictions in the struggle for control over goods flows from China to Russia. Kyrgyzstan raised the problem of Kazakhstan’s trade restrictions at the session of the […]

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#Kazakhstan authorities reaffirm commitment to judicial reforms following heart failure of detained activist

#Kazakhstan authorities reaffirm commitment to judicial reforms following heart failure of detained activist

| March 4, 2020

On 25 February, the activist Dulat Agadil passed away due to heart failure while in detention in Nur-Sultan. Agadil had been detained due to suspected violations of the terms of his house arrest, which he had been placed under following charges of contempt of court earlier this year. A medical investigation concluded that the cause […]

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Entry into force of the EU-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Co-operation Agreement

Entry into force of the EU-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Co-operation Agreement

| March 2, 2020

On 1 March, the European Union-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, now ratified by all the EU member states and the European Parliament, entered into force. This represents an important milestone in more than 25 years of EU-Kazakhstan relations. High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European […]

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Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of #Kazakhstan

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of #Kazakhstan

| February 25, 2020

H.E. Mr. Mukhtar Tileuberdi (pictured, centre) at the Plenary session of the Conference on Disarmament (Geneva, 24 February, 2020). Your Excellencies, 2020 is a special year for multilateral diplomacy. In the year of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the creation of the United Nations, as well as the 50thanniversary […]

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