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Syrian opposition sign joint document in Kazakhstan's Astana

The second round of Syrian talks that kicked off in Kazakhstan's capital Astana on October 2 has ended with a joint declaration.

Syrian opposition sign joint document in Kazakhstan's Astana
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Kazakhstan interested in Russian Eleron 3SV air drones

Kazakhstan and Belarus along with other CIS countries have expressed interested in purchasing Russian air drone Eleron.

Kazakhstan interested in Russian Eleron 3SV air drones
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Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister speaks about Syrian talks in Astana

Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister has spoken about the Syrian talks held last week in Astana. The talks ended with signing of a joint declaration.

Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister speaks about Syrian talks in Astana
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Syrian opposition groups sign joint document as Syrian talks end in Astana

Syrian opposition groups have signed a joint document after Syrian talks in Astana.

Syrian opposition groups sign joint document as Syrian talks end in Astana
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Syrian talks kick off in Kazakhstan's Astana

Syrian talks have kicked off in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.

Syrian talks kick off in Kazakhstan's Astana
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Xi Jinping visits Kazakhstan

China's General Secretary Xi Jinping visits Kazakhstan to negotiate issues of vital importance for bilateral cooperation.

Xi Jinping visits Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan ready to host Donbass contact group negotiations

The Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Belarus has declares Kazakhstan's readiness to host a contact group meeting to resolve the situation in Donbass.

Kazakhstan ready to host Donbass contact group negotiations
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Kazakhstan welcomes agreement between Iran and P5+1

Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry has released a statement regarding the agreement on Iran’s nuclear activities between Iran and P5+1 achieved in the course of the negotiations in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Kazakhstan welcomes agreement between Iran and P5+1
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Nazarbayev discusses Norman meeting in Minsk with Angela Merkel

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the outcomes of Norman Talks in Minsk, Belarus.

Nazarbayev discusses Norman meeting in Minsk with Angela Merkel
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Kazakhstan issues statement on Normand Talks in Minsk: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released a statement following the results of the Normand Talks in Minsk, Belarus.

Kazakhstan issues statement on Normand Talks in Minsk: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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Ukraine agreement a copy-paste of September Minsk talks: Karin

Kazakh political analyst Yerlan Karin speaks about the deal reached at the Ukraine crisis talks in Minsk.

Ukraine agreement a copy-paste of September Minsk talks: Karin
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo © REUTERS
Lukashenko informs Nazarbayev on outcomes of Normand Four talk in Minsk

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko have discussed the Normand Talk between Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France in Minsk on the phone.

Lukashenko informs Nazarbayev on outcomes of Normand Four talk in Minsk
Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. (from left to right
Norman format summit in Astana being prepared: German Foreign Minister

The meeting in Astana in Norman format (with the participation of leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, France) to resolve the situation in Ukraine is at the stage of preparations.

Norman format summit in Astana being prepared: German Foreign Minister
Norman Quartet meeting in Astana on hold
Norman Quartet meeting in Astana on hold

Is the meeting of the Norman Quartet to take place in Kazakhstan's capital on January 15? Russian Vedomosti says there might be a problem.

Norman Quartet meeting in Astana on hold
Nazarbayev discusses Ukraine and future partnership in innovations with Merkel
Nazarbayev discusses Ukraine and future partnership in innovations with Merkel

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed settlement of the Ukrainian crisis in the context of the possible meeting between the Heads of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France in Astana.

Nazarbayev discusses Ukraine and future partnership in innovations with Merkel
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Kazakh analyst calls Astana 'optimal platform' for Ukraine talks

Kazakh political analyst Yerlan Karin says Astana is the most suitable venue to hold talks relating to the situation in Ukraine.

Kazakh analyst calls Astana 'optimal platform' for Ukraine talks
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Kazakhstan is ready to hold negotiations on Ukrainian crisis in Astana

Kazakhstan is ready to hold negotiations on Ukrainian crisis on January 15-16 or any other time convenient for the parties involved.

Kazakhstan is ready to hold negotiations on Ukrainian crisis in Astana
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Tweets reveal anti-Americanism in Arab world

An analysis of Twitter messages from the Arab-speaking world reveals strong anti-American sentiment.

Tweets reveal anti-Americanism in Arab world
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Next round of talks on Ukraine crisis to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan

Kazakhstani political expert believes the talks in Minsk have advanced the negotiations on Ukraine to a new level and the next round of talks may be held in Kazakhstan.

Next round of talks on Ukraine crisis to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan
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What is to be expected from Kazakhstan during Minsk talks?

Kazakhstan is taking part in the talks in Minsk on August 26. These will address the ongoing crisis in Ukraine among others. Poroshenko is to meet with Putin, Lukashenko and Nazarbayev, as well as with EU reps.

What is to be expected from Kazakhstan during Minsk talks?