Articles by Usen Suleimen, PhD

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Energy Cooperation between Kazakhstan and China

Energy cooperation is an important aspect of bilateral economic trade between Kazakhstan and China. China’s economy, while growing at an unprecedented pace, is nonetheless encountering acute shortages of hydrocarbons. As a consequence, the intensification of foreign energy arrangements with energy supplier-countries is becoming increasingly important for Beijing. In this respect, Kazakhstan, as one of the…