Kazakhstan and EU discuss cooperation


The Cooperation Council between the European Union (EU) and Kazakhstan held its

thirteenth meeting on 24 July 2013, the EU Council reported. READ MORE

UK court bars fugitive Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov from oral submissions

By Kirstin Ridley

An English judge has barred lawyers representing fugitive Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov, accused of embezzling $6 billion from his former bank BTA , from making oral submissions to court because he has been serially in contempt of court. READ MORE

Resonance situation

By Gregori Sordi

Scandal in the Italian media about the allegedly illegally extradited citizen of Kazakhstan Alma Shalabaeva is as politically motivated. This is another subtle combination of international criminal Ablyazova. READ MORE

Joint Statement of Second Kazakhstan-United States Strategic Partnership Dialogue

On July 8-10, Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov paid an official visit to the United States and held meetings with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, National Security Adviser Susan Rice, Deputy National Security Adviser and Assistant to the President Anthony Blinken, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, and Deputy Secretary of State William Burns. In his talks with high ranking U.S. officals the two sides highlighted the robust and growing bilateral ties between Kazakhstan and the United States and reaffirmed their commitment to further deepen the strategic partnership. It was agreed that Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will co-chair the Strategic Partnership Dialogue. READ MORE

Meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev

Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed topical bilateral and international issues. READ MORE

Nazarbaev Defends Kazakhstan's Rights Record To Visiting British PM

British Prime Minister David Cameron has held talks with President Nursultan Nazarbaev and other senior officials during the first visit by a serving British prime minister to Kazakhstan. 


Kazakh-German Strategic Cooperation

Kazakhstan is 'anchor of stability' in Eurasia READ MORE

Kazakh president and British PM to discuss oil and gas sector

On June 30, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron is going to pay to Kazakhstan an official visit during which ti is planned to discuss the oil and gas sector, official representative of the central communications service under the President of Kazakhstan Altay Abibullayev said at a press briefing on Monday. READ MORE

Kazakh economy: course aimed at diversification

By Elena Kosolapova

According to the presidential decree, Kazakhstan began its transition to a "green economy" since the beginning of summer. According to the accepted concept, the country set a target to increase the share of alternative and renewable energy sources to 30 percent by 2030 and to 50 percent by 2050. Earlier, it was mentioned about the desire to develop the country's renewable energy sources. "Future energy" has been declared as the theme of "EXPO-2017" international exhibition. According to the topic, President Nazarbayev ordered to provide the "EXPO-2017" facilities with power at the expense of alternative energy sources. READ MORE

The Platform for Full Cooperation

Developing countries intend to suggest the world community a new format of response towards global challenges. In the end of June 2013 Kazakhstan, which has launched an interactive platform G-Global, intends to sound the recommendations for the leaders of the Great 20. They were developed under the results of the VI Astana Economic Forum (AEF) and the World Anti-Crisis Conference (WACC) with the participation of the representatives from 132 countries of the world. READ MORE