Kazakhstan’s huge oil field Kashagan was officially presented on Dec. 7, Kazakh Energy Ministry said.
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Heads of railway authorities of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Georgia signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Baku on prospects of development of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TCITR), said a message from Azerbaijan Railways CJSC .
Recent statement of Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Atambayev that in future Russia’s military base in the Kyrgyz city of Kant must be removed doesn’t imply a change in the country’s political course and doesn’t mean that the base will actually be closed, said Andrei Grozin, head of the Central Asia and Kazakhstan Department at the Institute of CIS Countries.
U.S. Secretary of State Kerry met with four Central Asian foreign ministers on the margins of the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Meeting in Hamburg on December 7.
Despite huge problems since the beginning of the 90th, Kazakhstan has not been limited to internal affairs. Kazakhstan deals with foreign policy which purpose is ensuring the best climate for development of the country and the nation. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrisov told about it during the international conference in honor of the 25th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev won the historic presidential vote on Sunday by a landslide, according to the Uzbekistan Central Election Commission.
Kazakhstan’s peace initiatives supported by international community
Russia will remain as Kyrgyzstan’s strategic partner, but in military terms the republic must rely on its own power, said Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev during a press conference on the results of 2016.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said he won’t hand power to his children to succeed him, as the former Soviet Union’s longest-serving ruler delays democratic reforms amid the country’s worst economic downturn in nearly two decades.
As President-elect Donald Trump promises to pull the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), calling it a “disaster”, China is ready to form its own Asia-Pacific trade pact.