April 2016

Polish Ambassador to Kazakhstan Strongly Supports Silk Road Project

BY YERBOLAT UATKHANOV

ASTANA – During the last 24 years, Poland and Kazakhstan have signed a number of bilateral agreements and set up an effective institutional framework, creating favourable conditions to develop economic, cultural and scientific cooperation. The topics were among those discussed by Polish Ambassador in Kazakhstan Maciej Lang in an exclusive interview with The Astana Times.

A Europe of Citizens

By ANA PALACIO

MADRID – Last month was another cruel one for Europe, culminating in the horrific terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22. The aftermath has seen a new round of soul searching, with Europeans mulling over the European Union’s institutional failures and sheer incompetence, not to mention the existential challenge it currently faces.

An example in the field of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation

By Arthur Dunn

Russia and the United States declared their readiness to negotiate a reduction of their nuclear arsenals. The main geopolitical rivals, for whom nuclear weapons has always been an important tool for deterring each other, obviously, realize that the atom in modern conditions of increased threats to international security must be exclusively peaceful.