Representatives of Germany and Tajikistan expressed interest in the development of joint business projects.
EU CENTRAL ASIA STRATEGY
At a meeting of the General Council of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the candidacy of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the chairmanship of the Special Session of the WTO Council for Trade in Services has been approved.
The ministers of the Caspian littoral states have agreed on a draft Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea, the Russian Foreign Ministry said .
Uzbekistan and Ukraine held consultations on further expansion of trade and economic cooperation at Ukraine’s Economic Development and Trade Ministry, Uzbek Foreign Trade Ministry said.
Today it is already obvious that without introducing purely economic and trade relations in the field of water use and distribution, it is difficult to manage, given the specifics of interstate relations and the priority of national interests in such a difficult issue. This is, in particular, about transboundary rivers.
According to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on International Relations, Defense and Security, Dariga Nazarbayeva, there are no private military companies in Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
The United States must contend with growing competition from Russia and China across the Middle East following the defeat of the Islamic State, a senior U.S. official told lawmakers Tuesday.
The next rotating rotation of the chairmanship was held in the UN Security Council. Kazakhstan after a month at the head of the key body of the world's most important international organization gave way to Kuwait. According to the estimates of many UN members, during the month of the chairmanship, Kazakhstan has done more on this post than some members of the Security Council have been able to achieve over the years.
Perhaps few places on earth are as wrapped in mystery and intrigue as the northern reaches of Afghanistan, where, 150 years ago, Russia and the United Kingdom played the great game against one another and where, most recently, Moscow and the West were locked in geopolitical competition with each other and then with insurgent Islam.
Kazakh government officials and high representatives of European Union institutions discussed prospects for Kazakhstan-EU cooperation in light of the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (EPCA) signed in 2015 and the EU’s long-term foreign policy for Central Asia during a Feb. 26 roundtable at the offices of Euractiv, a Brussels-based online media resource covering the European Union.