One of the primary goals of the Chinese-backed Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), the newly established regional financial zone in Kazakhstan’s capital, is to boost funding for projects under Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, its transcontinental infrastructure strategy, the governor of the zone said in an interview.
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Iran and Kazakhstan have discussed issues of development of multilateral cooperation between state and private sectors of the countries
Kazakhstan has granted visa-free entrance to 12 additional countries – Bahrain, Colombia, Indonesia, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Oman, the Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, the Vatican and Vietnam – for up to 30 days.
The authors of this report: The Center of Human Rights Protection “Kylym Shamy” – represented by Aziza Abdirasulova and Open Viewpoint Public Foundation, represented by Dmitry Kabak, Kyrgyzstan.
The Uygur issue has become critical for Beijing's foreign policy. As relations with the West cool, criticism of the Chinese authorities by the United States and European countries becomes more acute.
President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s visit to New York began with a meeting the US political and expert community, held with the assistance of the influential American analytical center "Atlantic Council".
The 10th Extraordinary Meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Turkic Council was hosted by H.E. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary on 19 September 2019 at the premises of the Representation Office of the Turkic Council in Hungary.
In 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping promised that the Communist Party would deliver great successes in advance of two upcoming centennials, in 2021 and 2049. But no amount of nationalist posturing can change the fact that the fall of the CPC appears closer than at any time since the end of the Mao era.
Giving Pakistan a pass at the UNGA this year would be egregious, especially when Pakistan will be out there raising Kashmir and India at every meeting, as it has done every year and as it will again do this time.
In a recent opinion piece penned for the New York Times, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan asked the world to wake up to the conflict in Kashmir because if it does not, there is a risk of a nuclear war between India and Pakistan.