Indian Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman discussed with her Kazakh counterparts military and technical cooperation between the two countries.
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A tiny airport in my mountainous hometown in Sichuan province, where a small number of farmers still live in absolute poverty, has been put into trial operation. It means that next year, if all goes well, I will be able to visit my parents and relatives within half day by taking a flight from Beijing.
Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Kairat Abdrakhmanov participated in the signing of the Code of Conduct Towards Achieving a World Free of Terrorism while in New York Sept. 24 to 28 for the UN General Assembly, where he presented Kazakhstan’s position on international challenges at the General Debate and met with foreign politicians and US business representatives.
Kazakhstan has succeeded where the EU has failed – creating a society based on multiculturalism, Sagintay Berdaulova told EURACTIV in an interview.
Sagintay Berdaulova is Lead Researcher of the Library of the First President of Kazakhstan in Astana.
A number of experts have questioned India’s wisdom in going forward with the S-400 deal despite knowing the risks to the India-US relationship. Some have also questioned the need for India investing so much into the Russia relationship even as the strategic worldview of New Delhi and Moscow have, of late, diverged considerably.
A large group of foreign ambassadors, local and international journalists toured Oct. 6 the area of the Kazakh-Chinese border that includes the Khorgos Eastern Gate Special Economic Zone (SEZ), the Khorgos Dry Port and the Khorgos International Centre of Boundary Cooperation (ICBC).
Environmental concerns were the topic of a conference Sept. 28 in New York on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly session.
This September marks the end of the nine-year Program of Cooperation between Northeast China and Russia’s Far East and Eastern Siberia (2009–2018). When the document was signed by then Chinese president Hu Jintao and then Russian president Dmitry Medvedev, the hope was that the program would boost Russian-Chinese cooperation in the provinces and jump-start development of the Russian Far East.
The bilateral strategic partnership developed through economic integration, investment in people-to-people contacts, and driven by mutual interest, lasts longer than the one based on self-interest and transactional in nature.
Analysts say latest tensions, coming on top of the trade war, could make it difficult to get relations between the two militaries back on track