Kazakh Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov stressed the need to find comprehensive solutions to the Palestinian problem, promote the Middle East peace process and stabilise Afghanistan during the March 1-2 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Abu Dhabi.
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According to American sources, India continues to improve its nuclear arsenal of air, land and sea bases.
A trilateral format of cooperation can be created between Turkey, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.
Kazakhstan has completed the tasks set out by President Nursultan Nazarbayev for the country’s two-year, non-permanent 2017-2018 United Nations Security Council membership, Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov told the Mazhilis (lower house of the parliament) March 4.
Customs administrations of the Turkic Council member states will sign the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Field of Customs Enforcement
US President Donald Trump confirmed to reporters at the White House that he will likely meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in March at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
Kazakhstan is the most important Central Asian economic partner for Finland, said Finnish Ambassador Mikko Kivikoski in an interview with The Astana Times which touched upon a number of topics relating to the two nations.
In the socio-economic strategy of Turkmenistan, special importance is attached to the rational use of water resources, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said at a government meeting.
On his visit to Kazakhstan in September 2013 President Xi Jinping of China unveiled his “Chinese Dreams” of reviving the ancient Silk Route through Central Asia. Specifically, he proposed the idea of a Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB).
China may pursue several goals in cooperating with Central Asian countries, one of which being to find external markets for Chinese companies active in construction and infrastructure development, as part of China’s ‘Go Out’ strategy.