U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says if Iranian leaders accept U.S. demands to behave like a normal nation, Americans will visit Iran and treat it as a friend.
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However, one meeting will not resolve the problems that will inevitably arise on account of difficulties in Russia’s relations with the US and Europe, and its search for its own interests in equations with Pakistan and China
Relations between Kazakhstan and India have a long history. At the beginning of the first millennium, the Sakas went from Central Asia to India and Buddhism from India was introduced in Kazakhstan. The Great Silk and Spice Routes united India and Kazakhstan in the Middle Ages. There was a constant exchange of goods, ideas and thoughts between the countries. The year 2017 marked the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between India and Kazakhstan. Since 1991, when Kazakhstan gained independence, both countries have strengthened their relations, Ambassador of India to Kazakhstan Prabhat Kumar told The Astana Times.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoigu.
Presently 15 investment companies are building 35 objects at the territory of the Khorgos International Centre of Boundary Cooperation (ICBC), the press service of Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) said in a message.
Uzbekistan is satisfied with consistent strengthening of the Uzbek-Russian strategic partnership, as well as with high dynamics of development of practical cooperation in all areas of mutual interest, the press service of the Uzbek president stated quoting Shavkat Mirziyoyev as saying on May 22 at a meeting with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, who is on an official visit in Tashkent.
Since Donald Trump took office in January, 2017, there has been much speculation about the direction of US policy in the Middle East. Now it has begun to take shape and it spells ill for the region.
Kazakh and European parliamentary officials reconfirmed mutual commitment to strengthening ties as they adopted a joint declaration following the May 10 15th annual session of the Kazakhstan-European Union (EU) Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (PCC).
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Kazakhstan will start issuing electronic visas July 1 as part of the Digital Kazakhstan programme. Visitors will be able to apply online through an electronic portal.