The Central Asian region has a strategic geopolitical location, an enormous economic and energy potential and abundant wealth of resources that represent an important factor of interest for many leading economic world powers such as the EU, Russia and China.
Karimov at CICA President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov said that withdrawal of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) from Afghanistan in late 2014 is too early.
Leader of the presidential campaign Poroshenko said that the priority of the new government is bound to be a course for European integration.
Strengthening international security is one of the top priorities of Kazakhstan’s foreign policy. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan pursues its primary mission – strengthening the sovereignty, territorial integrity, national security and defense of the nation – through consistent efforts to strengthen regional and global security, by making a substantial contribution to the establishment of a fair and democratic world order and by promoting the peace-building initiatives of President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Kazakhstan and the EU are preparing the new agreement on enhanced cooperation and partnership.
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili met with President of European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso in Brussels on May 21.
Vowing to defend ethnic Russians wherever they live, President Vladimir Putin has embarked on an aggressive campaign to rebuild the pride and assertiveness of the Russian people, which he says was lost in the breakup of the Soviet Union.
Kazakh business will be quite competitive as part of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEC) being created together with Russia and Belarus, member of the presidium of the Kazakh National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Talgat Doskenov said at a press conference in Astana on May 16.
Strategic Counterargument The country’s top leadership in course of the training on the management of the Armed Forces of Russia
Kazakhstan still has 28 outstanding issues and positions on the future of the Eurasian Economic Union Treaty with Russia and Belarus. The signing is scheduled for May 29 in Astana.