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Syrian crisis can only be solved through peaceful means: Kazakh Minister Idrissov

The Syrian crisis can only be solved through peaceful ways, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Affairs Minister Yerlan Idrissov said at the General Policy Debates at the UN headquarters in New York.

Syrian crisis can only be solved through peaceful means: Kazakh Minister Idrissov
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Nazarbayev meets with foreign leaders in New York

Kazakhstan‘s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with presidents, PMs and top managers of major American companies during his visit to the United States.

Nazarbayev meets with foreign leaders in New York
Aral Sea poses threat to the world: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has addressed the problem of the Aral Sea during the 70th session of the UN General Assembly.

Aral Sea poses threat to the world: Nazarbayev
Nursultan Nazarbayev ©Turar Kazangapov
Nazarbayev, Obama and Putin to address UN General Assembly on the same day

Nursultan Nazarbayev will address the United Nations General Assembly on the same day as US President Barack Obama, Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Nazarbayev, Obama and Putin to address UN General Assembly on the same day
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Nazarbayev to speak at 70th session of UN General Assembly in September

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will deliver a speech during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Nazarbayev to speak at 70th session of UN General Assembly in September
Ban Ki-moon with his wife during the opening of UN building in Astana ©Tengrinews
Ban Ki-moon visits Kazakhstan, speaks tolerance

Ban Ki-moon visited Kazakhstan for the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Astana.

Ban Ki-moon visits Kazakhstan, speaks tolerance
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Ban Ki-moon to visit Astana on June 10

Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon will arrive in Kazakhstan on June 10.

Ban Ki-moon to visit Astana on June 10
Photo courtesy of the press service of the Senate of Kazakhstan's Parliament.
UN Secretary-General invited to take part in religious forum in Astana this summer

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been invited to take part in the coming Congress of World and Traditional Religions in Kazakhstan in June.

UN Secretary-General invited to take part in religious forum in Astana this summer
Photo courtesy of Akorda press service
Nazarbayev speaks about importance of UN, international treaties

President of Kazakhstan has spoken about the importance of putting join efforts into strengthening of the international security.

Nazarbayev speaks about importance of UN, international treaties
Stephen Tull of UN and UNDP. Photo courtesy of KAZNMU of S.Asfendiyarov press office
UN opens GDO in Almaty; More UN agencies want hub offices in Kazakhstan

UN agencies are interested in opening hub offices in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

UN opens GDO in Almaty; More UN agencies want hub offices in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan accepts former Guantanamo prisoners on humanitarian grounds

Kazakhstan has accepted five former Guantanamo prisoners seeking asylum in the country. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has praised the move.

Kazakhstan accepts former Guantanamo prisoners on humanitarian grounds
Five Guantanamo prisoners released to Kazakhstan
Five Guantanamo prisoners released to Kazakhstan

Five Guantanamo detainees have been released to Kazakhstan.

Five Guantanamo prisoners released to Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of Ministry of Defense
Kazakh peacekeepers in Western Sahara

Kazakhstani peacekeeprs talked about their daily routine in Western Sahara.

Kazakh peacekeepers in Western Sahara
Photo courtesy of vblage.ru.
Kazakhstan not sending peacemakers to Liberia amid Ebola outbreak

Kazakhstan will not send any peacemakers to Liberia amid the outbreak of Ebola in that region.

Kazakhstan not sending peacemakers to Liberia amid Ebola outbreak
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UN to help Kazakhstan develop e-government

United Nations will help Kazakhstan to develop electronic government as Kazakh government ratifies agreement on cooperation.

UN to help Kazakhstan develop e-government
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev ©REUTERS
Kazakh Senate Speaker says forums in Astana should not be a drain to state budget

Kazakh Senate Speaker Tokayev has called onto organizers of forums in Astana to economize.

Kazakh Senate Speaker says forums in Astana should not be a drain to state budget
Aral Sea dry bottom ©RIA Novosti/Alexei Kulikov
Kazakhstan in effort to stop disastrous desertification

The United Nations has recognized desertification as one of the global environmental problems. Kazakhstan has joined the efforts to fight desertification but there is a long way to go and many obstacles to overcome.

Kazakhstan in effort to stop disastrous desertification
Photo © Yaroslav Radlovsky
CSTO Secretary General meets with Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs

Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Nikolai Bordyuzha has met with Yerlan Idrissov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.

CSTO Secretary General meets with Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs
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Kazakhstan in Good Country Index

Kazakhstan is ranked 80th in the Good Country Index.

Kazakhstan in Good Country Index
Photo courtesy of prokuror.gov.kz
Kazakhstan sees 31 policemen convicted for torture

35 torture cases have been initiated and 31 policemen convicted in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan sees 31 policemen convicted for torture