Kazakhstan’s engagement in European security matters is a remarkable story of taking responsibility, demonstrating initiative and taking on a moderating role in Central Asia, between the East and West of Europe and beyond the European continent. Kazakhstan has performed impressively in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Kazakhstan’s 2010 OSCE Chairmanship set signals that are still detectable.
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A few months ago, the author wrote an article for the RIAC website on possible variants of the new international architecture on the European continent that might take shape over the next few years.
Turkic-speaking countries may consider creating a single customs zone in the future, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan to Uzbekistan Huseyn Guliyev said in an exclusive interview with Trend.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is scheduled to visit Dushanbe, Tajikistan, June 20 for participation in the "Water for Sustainable Development" international conference.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev announced a set of proposals within the framework of the SCO Summit in China, Kazinform correspondent reports.
President Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit on Sunday.
It was not lost on many observers that Modi’s language closely mirrored that used by the US and Japan. His veiled message was directed at China, and reflected a more widespread concern about how Beijing is wielding its economic and military muscle.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
During the conversation, the two heads of state discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation and regional agenda.
The European Union is committed to constructive cooperation in Central Asia and does not want to participate in the geopolitical games of the region, Peter Burian, EU Special Representative for Central Asia said .
US withdrawal of an invite for China’s navy to take part in exercises jeopardises efforts to forge closer links between two sides’ armed forces, writes Mathieu Duchâtel