ussian President Vladimir Putin’s state visit to Uzbekistan, on October 19, resulted in more signed agreements, worth larger sums of money, than any other bilateral meeting the Central Asian republic’s President Shavkat Mirziyaev had held to date.
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Exclusive: Two days ahead of the Asia-Europe meeting (ASEM) which will bring together heads of state and government of 51 European and Asian countries, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev offered his comments on a wide range of issues.
The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Program on Cyber Security led a cybersecurity workshop for Central Asian states, in partnership with the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs Academy in Tbilisi, Georgia from October 15-17, Marshall Center said.
On 15 October in Astana, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov and discussed the intensifying ties between the two countries, prospects for bilateral relations, recent positive developments in Central Asia, and thanked K. Abdrakhmanov for helping participants of the Mission Siberia 2018 in Kazakhstan.
China is committed to working with other countries in Asia and Europe to champion upholding multilateralism and to forge a robust partnership between the two continents, the Chinese ambassador to the European Union has said.
Japan is interested in using the Trans-Eurasian transport corridor in the framework of the One Belt One Road (OBOR) project for the development of trade with Azerbaijan, Japanese Ambassador to Azerbaijan Teruyuki Katori told Trend.
Indian Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman discussed with her Kazakh counterparts military and technical cooperation between the two countries.
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.