On July 10, Mongolia swore in its new president, Khaltmaa Battulga—a former professional judo wrestler, wealthy businessman, former Democratic Party (DP) parliamentarian, and former minister of transportation and construction (2008–2012).
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An agreement was signed as part of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway project in order to establish a logistics center in Kars, said Javid Gurbanov, chairman of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC.
It seems that the prolonged lawsuit of the Canadian company to Kazakhstan will go down in the annals of history. The fact is that World Wide Minerals Ltd (WWM) bases its claims, referring to the agreement that Canada has already concluded with the Soviet Union.
This March, Kazakhstan and Hungary marked the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations. The common roots and historical ties between the two nations have always served as a firm basis for mutual sympathy and trust. Today, a real boost in the bilateral cooperation is observed with significant growth in trade turnover, promotion of fruitful political dialogue and the sharing of common views on many issues on the international agenda.
The path to stability, progress, economic, military and political independence of the region lies through the integration of the Central Asian countries, Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on several occasions, referring to the need for a practical transition from words to action regarding closer economic integration of the five Central Asian countries.
There is high investment activity and specific actions have already been made in this direction, the secretary general for International Economic Relations of the Foreign Ministry Giorgos Tsipras said on Friday in an interview with the Athens Macedonian News Agency’s radio station Praktoreio 104.9 FM.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed bilateral political, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation July 12 in the Akorda presidential residence. It was Steinmeier’s first official visit to Kazakhstan as president and was timed to mark the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries this year.
Following the results of the fifth round of talks in Astana, the head of the Russian delegation Alexander Lavrentiev said that the military of the three guarantor countries (Russia, Iran and Turkey) almost 100 percent agreed on de-escalation zones in Homs and East Guta, and at the level of expert working groups the process The definition of these zones has already been completed.
On 1 July 2017, Minister of Defense of Uzbekistan Colonel-General Qabul Berdiyev held talks with a delegation of Russia led by Colonel-General Vladimir Zarudnitsky, commander of the Central Military District, in Tashkent.
Kazakhstan has continued investments in renewable energy sources and will to expand these volumes as it moves forward.