Kazakhstan to attend 65th session of UN General Assembly in New York

September 20. KAZINFORM

Damir Baimanov

Kazakhstan to attend 65th session of UN General Assembly in New YorkA Kazakh delegation headed by OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev will take part in the 65th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Kazakh MFA’s official representative Askar Abdrakhmanov has made it public at a briefing on Monday, September 20.

The MFA’s representative noted that the Kazakh Foreign Minister will participate in the General Debate of the General Assembly, High level Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals, High-level Meeting on Revitalizing the Work of the Conference on Disarmament and Taking Forward Multilateral Disarmament Negotiations, the ministerial meeting of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) and coordination meetings of the CSTO and OIC foreign ministers.

“Besides, it is planned to hold bilateral meetings of the head of the Kazakh delegation with foreign ministers of a number of states and heads of international organizations”, A.Abdrakhmanov said.

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UN Sec-Gen praised Kazakhstan’s efforts on settling situation in Kyrgyzstan and stabilizing Afghanistan

September 20. KAZINFORM

Kazakh Secretary of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev held a meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the threshold of the 65th session of the UN General Assembly in New York; Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA’s press service.

The parties considered the issues of modern international relations, the situation in Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan. The UN Secretary-General praised the efforts of Kazakhstan as OSCE chair country on settling the situation in Kyrgyzstan and contributing to the post-war economic and humanitarian rehabilitation of Afghanistan.

K. Saudabayev told about the progress of preparation for the OSCE Summit in Astana and handed over an invitation from Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Ban Ki-moon to this top-level meeting.

Speaking about Kazakhstan-UN cooperation Mr. Ban Ki-moon noted the importance of the events held within the framework of the United Nations to mark the International Day against Nuclear Tests initiated by Astana.

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