Nazarbayev to partake in III CICA Summit today

June 8. KAZINFORM. ISTANBUL

Yernur Akanbay

Nazarbayev to partake in III CICA Summit todayPresident Nursultan Nazarbayev will take part in the III CICA Summit of Heads of State and Government in Istanbul.

For the first time the Summit will be held outside Kazakhstan. It is planned to sign a Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Secretariat, its staff and representatives of the CICA member states and adopt a political declaration. Besides, Vietnam and Iraq are expected to become full members of the CICA and Bangladesh as observer. Candidacy of the CICA executive Director will be approved.

Heads of state and government of 36 countries, representatives of 14 international organizations are expected to partake in the Summit.

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Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan welcomes rapprochement between two nuclear powers – India and Pakistan

June 8. KAZINFORM. ISTANBUL

Yernur Akanbay

Delivering a speech at the III Summit of  Heads of State and Government of Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Istanbul today Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said that Kazakhstan welcomed rapprochement between two nuclear powers – India and Pakistan.

“We also hope for progress of establishing nuclear weapons free zone in the Middle East. We believe that the situation around Iran’s nuclear program should be solved only by diplomatic means”,  the Leader of the country said.

In this regard, Nazarbayev said that an important step towards this was the agreement on uranium cooperation among Iran, Turkey and Brazil.

According to the President  new exacerbation in the relations between North and South Korea.

Nazarbayev said that Kazakhstan having voluntary renounced nuclear weapons continues to strengthen international security. “In April this year at the Global Summit on Nuclear safety in Washington I proposed to develop a new universal treaty on general vertical and horizontal non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, to regulate the legal status of nuclear-weapons  free zones, to create international nuclear fuel bank and training center for nuclear safety and other important initiatives”, – he said.

According to the Kazakhstan President nuclear threat remains one of the most serious problems the mankind faces today. 

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Nazarbayev suggests establishing coop between CICA and Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Center

June 8. KAZINFORM. ISTANBUL

Yernur Akanbai

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev suggests the CICA directing efforts to establishment of cooperation with the Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Center.

“We are all united in the desire to see sustainable development of Afghanistan. The revival of peaceful, independent and prospering Afghanistan is a key priority in struggle against such challenges and threats as drug and weapon trafficking, terrorism and religious extremism. Kazakhstan attaches big significance to the efforts of the world community on combating the Afghan opiates. We have opened the Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Center. I suggest directing efforts of the CICA to establishment of cooperation with the center”, N. Nazarbayev said at the III CICA Summit in Istanbul on June 8.

The Head of the State noted that Kazakhstan implemented an educational program for training Afghani students at Kazakh universities.

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Kazakhstan calls on int’l community to develop a Plan of International Support to Kyrgyzstan

June 8. KAZINFORM. ISTANBUL

Yernur Akanbai

Kazakhstan calls on the world community to develop an ambitious plan of international support to Kyrgyzstan. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it at the III CICA Summit in Istanbul today.

The President said that for the proper use of aid this country needs effective system of power. According to him, the main reason of the current situation in Kyrgyzstan lies in many unsolved socio-economic problems. “Difficult and unstable situation in Kyrgyzstan still exists. Kazakhstan supports the measures taken by the Kyrgyz side on legitimization of power. In its turn Kazakhstan takes all necessary measures to stabilize the situation in Kyrgyzstan and prevent an economic collapse there”, N. Nazarbayev emphasized.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2276081

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Crucial to transform coop between CICA, OSCE into establishment of Continental Security Platform – Kazakh President

June 8. KAZINFORM. ISTANBUL

Yernur Akanbai

Kazakhstan has proposed to establish the OSCE-CICA Forum. Cooperation and interaction between the CICA and OSCE should be transformed into establishment of a continental security platform. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it today at the III Summit of the CICA Heads of State and Government in Istanbul today.

The Head of the State noted that the CICA and SCO should establish close contacts between each other as well. “The CICA should expand cooperation with Muslim states and, first of all, with the Organization of the Islamic Conference”, N. Nazarbayev stressed.

He also reminded of the Kazakhstan’s chairmanship in the OSCE and noted that it would lay foundation to the new stage in relations between East and West. “In this regard I have proposed the initiative to convene the OSCE Summit in 2010”, the President emphasized.

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Economic dimension is one of key priorities in CICA work – N. Nazarbayev

June 8. KAZINFORM. ISTANBUL

Yernur Akanbai

Economic dimension is one of the key directions of the CICA. Its relevance in terms of the global crisis has been growing steadily. Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it at the III CICA Summit in Istanbul today.

According to the President, Asia is becoming “a locomotive” of the world economy. Today the CICA unites the states providing the third of the world GDP. The Head of the State considers that the global crisis gives us a unique chance to build a new architecture of the global economy based on adequate monetary-financial system.

According to N. Nazarbayev, the current situation in Europe shows that the world financial crisis has not finished yet, its future is unclear.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2276112

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Kazakh President calls for compromise sides involved in conflict over attack on Freedom Flotilla

June 8. KAZINFORM. ISTANBUL

Ernur Akanbay

At the Istanbul summit of heads of the CICA member states President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has called on for compromise the sides involved in the conflict over the Israel Navy’s attack on Freedom Flotilla that had tried to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza.

‘The Israeli attack on the humanitarian ship occurred last week in the Mediterranean Sea deteriorated the situation in the region. I call for compromise the parties involved in the conflict’, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.

According to him, the incident should be investigated at the international level. ‘Without it it’s difficult even to speak about ensuring security and stability in the region’, the Kazakh President emphasized.

Kazakh Leader pointed out the importance of developing a military-political dialogue regarding the current situation.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2276223

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