Twenty-four EU countries pledged to band together to form a “European approach” to artificial intelligence in a bid to compete with American and Asian tech giants.
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The Foreign Minister of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan in May 2018.
Deputy Kazakh Defense Minister Talgat Mukhtarov has announced that Kazakhstan will be sending peacekeepers to Lebanon to serve among UN forces there.
Caspian flotilla will be relocated from Astrakhan to the town of Kaspiysk, Dagestan, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said .
Minister for Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek held a meeting with Lithuanian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Vytautas Naudužas.
Non-Aligned Movement plays an important role in stability, security and peace in the world, said Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, addressing the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), titled “Promoting international peace and security for sustainable development” in Baku April 5.
Kazakhstan supports international efforts to stabilize the situation in Afghanistan and calls on the parties concerned to launch peace talks as soon as possible. This was stated by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov at the Tashkent High-Level Conference on Afghanistan “Peace Process, Security Cooperation and Regional Connectivity", initiated by the leadership of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. The event was opened by Presidents of these states Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.
The European Union and Central Asian countries are now closer as never before. High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said so addressing the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
Four Central Asian presidents met in Kazakhstan for the first regional summit in almost a decade, a sign of improving ties following the death of divisive Uzbek leader Islam Karimov in 2016.
Kazakhstan is becoming a key link in one of the most ambitious world initiatives - "One belt, one road".