Yerzhan Kazykhanov: We Revived Lost Cultural and Political Contacts with Islamic World Thanks to OIC Chairmanship

By Mejrambek Bajgarin

Interview of the Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan. READ MORE

Human Rights & Disarmament Should Be UN Priority, Kazakh FM Says in Geneva

The international community, with the UN at the forefront, should keep human rights and disarmament at the top of its agenda, while Kazakhstan stands ready to help in every way it can. Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov delivered this message as he spoke at the meetings of the UN Human Rights Council and the Disarmament Conference in Geneva on February 27 and 28. READ MORE

The Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan to Visit the USA in the End of January

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kh. Kazykhanov  makes his first official visit to the USA in the end of January – beginning of February this year, reported on Mondayan official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Altaj Abibullayev. READ MORE

Kazakhstan ready to continue strengthening OSCE's role, FM declares

Kazakhstan delegation led by Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov attends the 18th session of the OSCE Ministerial in Vilnius, Lithuania, on December 6-7. The meeting reviews the progress achieved in 2011 and seeks to identify further steps in strengthening the organisation's role in the international arena. READ MORE

Kazakhstan Calls for Stabilisation in Afghanistan through Diplomacy and Development

The social and economic rehabilitation of Afghanistan is an essential guarantee of regional and international security and stability, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov told participants of the Istanbul conference on Afghanistan in Istanbul as he pledged Astana’s continued support for more robust international efforts to assist that country return to the peaceful life. READ MORE

Kazakh OIC Presidency Contributes to Establishing Relief Fund for Somalia


A common relief fund of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries will be established on Kazakhstan’s initiative to help the Somali people on the edge of a food crisis. This was announced on August 17 by Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister and Chairman of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) Yerzhan Kazykhanov, following an OIC emergency meeting in Istanbul, during which member-countries discussed ways to resolve the humanitarian and political crisis in Somalia. READ MORE

Kazakhstan, Germany reached high level of mutual understanding and share similar positions on current int’l issues - Y. Kazykhanov


Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov has visited Belgium, Great Britain and Germany on July 18-20. READ MORE

“Astana Heritage” Shall not Be Forgotten

Initiatives of Kazakhstani Chairmanship shall Gain Development within Further Work of the OSCE and Other International Organizations. READ MORE