In two separate speeches in fall 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping put forward a bold new development strategy encompassing more than 60 countries across Asia, Europe, and East Africa and totaling investments estimated to be in the trillions of dollars.
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U.S. Ambassador on Trump's win: Relations between U.S. and Kazakhstan to continue to grow and strengthen
Despite the change in U.S. leadership, the interests of the United States in promoting peace, stability and prosperity in the world will not change, U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan George Krol said in statement following the confirmation of the results of the election.
The finalisation of the Indo-Japan nuclear deal will be the main takeaway for most people of this year’s summit meeting between the two prime ministers, Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe. There is no getting away from the importance of this agreement. One, because reactor cores in almost every nuclear plant made in the world come from Japan and so such a deal is a necessity for nuclear commerce with almost everyone else in the world. Buying a reactor from the US or France is impossible without Tokyo’s concurrence. Two, India’s ambitious carbon emission targets under the Paris agreement have brought nuclear power back into the energy equation. Solar and wind cannot provide baseload power. Nuclear is the only carbon-free way to satisfy that all important need.
The current international environment is largely characterized by the influence of a number of factors of instability. Continue to expand the zone of conflict in various parts of the globe, forming a new range of challenges in the global economy, new challenges are emerging demographic and civilizational character. An effective solution to these problems necessitate the revision of the current in the twentieth century system of views and concerns improving the tools, both in the economy and in politics.
There will be no major change in political relations between the US and the Central Asia in connection with election of Donald Trump as the US president, but expansion of economic cooperation is possible, Andrey Chebotarev, director of the Kazakhstan-based research center Alternative, told .
Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and China increased by 56 percent in the first nine months of 2016 as compared to the same period of 2015, said Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev.
An OSCE-supported two-day workshop on fighting illicit small arms and light weapons (SALW) began today in Astana, Kazakhstan.
The Aral Sea is situated in Central Asia, between the Southern part of Kazakhstan and Northern Uzbekistan. Up until the third quarter of the 20th century it was the world’s fourth largest saline lake, and contained 10grams of salt per liter. The two rivers that feed it are the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers, respectively reaching the Sea through the South and the North. And that is the biggest ecologic problem not only for Uzbekistan but for all Asian countries. And it also impacts on population living around Aral Sea.
Nazarbayev met with members of Japanese Parliamentary League of Friendship with Kazakhstan.
There is a lot of space available for implementation of trade and economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and Japan, according to Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.