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16.05.2017

A Silk Road project: Belarusian food products to be shipped to Khorgas
Silk Road project: Belarusian food products to be shipped to Khorgas On May 16 Belarus and China cooperation was discussed in Minsk. Here an agreement was reached on the delivery of Belarusian food products to Khorgos. This is one of the projects on the new "Silk Road". It is located in the border zone of China and Kazakhstan. Here rules of duty-free trade operate. Kaharman Jazin, head of the international cross-border cooperation center Khorgos (Kazakhstan):This is an integral part of this project "One Belt". This is kind of a node, on which all this is implemented.

17.03.2017

Alexander Lukashenko:  Belarus is interested in state transformation experience of Kazakhstan
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus is interested in state transformation experience of Kazakhstan Belarus is interested in state transformation experience, which is happening in Kazakhstan. This was stated by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko during a meeting with Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of Majilis Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Both Belarus and Kazakhstan are longstanding strategic partners. Official Astana is at its political reload stage today. After adopting the new version of the Constitution, Kazakh lawmakers will have more powers.
Belarus could help Kazakhstan in third stage of modernization
Belarus could help Kazakhstan in third stage of modernization Belarus could be useful for Kazakhstan in terms of the third stage of the republic's modernization, said the Belarusian Premier on March 16 meeting with Kazakh parliamentarians.  Andrei Kobyakov stressed that Belarusian specialists have good experience in industries such as logistics, high technology, aerospace and mechanical engineering. Andrei Kobyakov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus:We have good plans for the joint assembly of dump and municipal equipment based on MAZ technologies.

16.03.2017

Trade, IT sector and agriculture: Belarusian parliamentarians meet with Kazakh counterparts
Trade, IT sector and agriculture: Belarusian parliamentarians meet with Kazakh counterparts Parliamentarians of Belarus and Kazakhstan intend to actively restore goods turnover between the two countries. On March 16, the Belarusian parliamentarians met with Kazakh colleagues in the House of Representatives. Thus the two sides agreed to step up work on exchange of experience in the legislative sphere. In particular, the guests are interested in Belarusian developments in the agro-industrial complex and IT sector. However, the main topic of the conversation was trade and economic relations.
Kazakh parliamentary delegation pays tribute to WWII victims during visit to Minsk
Kazakh parliamentary delegation pays tribute to WWII victims during visit to Minsk The creation of joint Belarusian-Kazakh industries and new economic projects were discussed during the visit of the parliamentary delegation of Kazakhstan headed by Chairman of the Majilis. The guests arrived in Minsk on March 15. Today, the delegation is scheduled to hold talks with Belarusian government officials and MPs.
Kazakhstani MPs to discuss new projects with Belarus in Minsk
Kazakhstani MPs to discuss new projects with Belarus in Minsk The creation of joint Belarusian-Kazakh industries and new projects in economy will be discussed during the visit of a parliamentary delegation of Kazakhstan to Belarus. The guests have already arrived at Minsk national airport. The representatives of that Asian country are going to have a busy visit program. First of all they will with Belarusian government officials and counterparts from the parliament of Belarus. 

20.02.2017

Belarus, Kazakhstan presidents discuss EEU and bilateral cooperation
Belarus, Kazakhstan presidents discuss EEU and bilateral cooperation A telephone conversation between the Presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan was held February 20 at the initiative of the Kazakh side. One of the main topics discussed by Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev were the relations in the Eurasian Economic Union. The President of Kazakhstan expressed concern about the issues in relations between Russia and Belarus. At the same time, Mr Nazarbayev is confident that all the existing differences between Minsk and Moscow will be resolved within the union.

17.11.2016

EEU prime ministers agree on Customs Code November 16
EEU prime ministers agree on Customs Code November 16 The prime ministers of the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union on 16 November agreed on a draft of the Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). The meeting of the Intergovernmental Council was held in Gorki near Moscow. The heads of government of Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Belarus did come to a common denominator. Prior to that, five such meetings were held, with the latter taking place in Minsk.

03.11.2016

Belarusian producers strike profitable deals with Kazakhstan
Belarusian producers strike profitable deals with Kazakhstan New contracts for the supply of meat and milk products. Belarusian producers have returned from Kazakhstan with orders worth $10 million. A little more modest are results of the negotiations for the supply of furniture - $2 million. In addition, Kazakh partners are interested in expanding the assembly production of combine harvesters at a joint venture in the city of Kostanay. The country already has three dealerships and demand for equipment is growing.

06.09.2016

Chairman of Senate of Kazakhstan’s Parliament about cooperation with Belarus, joining WTO and elections
Chairman of Senate of Kazakhstan’s Parliament about cooperation with Belarus, joining WTO and elections The Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan talks about new opportunities for the trade and economic cooperation between Belarus and Kazakhstan. About the bilateral cooperation

29.08.2016

Roman Vasilenko: we think peaceful and safe nuclear power has future
Roman Vasilenko: we think peaceful and safe nuclear power has future In Kazakhstan, the largest international forum “World without Nuclear Weapons” begins on one of the most important days in the world’s history. Twenty five years ago, the Semipalatinsk Test Site, which was the largest nuclear test site in the world, was shut down. At that test site, the USSR had its first nuclear explosion in 1949. As many as 456 nuclear tests were conducted at the site.

22.07.2016

Belarus, Kazakhstan discuss agricultural cooperation
Belarus, Kazakhstan discuss agricultural cooperation Cooperation of Eurasian Economic Union partners - Belarus and Kazakhstan - was discussed in Gomel July 21. Despite the recently decreased trade turnover the two states have the necessary potential for restoring the bilateral trade.

07.07.2016

Students from Russia and Kazakhstan to help construct Belarusian nuclear power plant
Students from Russia and Kazakhstan to help construct Belarusian nuclear power plant The third labor semester has officially opened today at the Belarusian nuclear power plant. Taking part in the construction of the nuclear power plant this summer will be more than 400 children from Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan. Students will carry out concrete and masonry work and install some equipment.

29.06.2016

Belarus and Kazakhstan open business forum in Minsk
Belarus and Kazakhstan open business forum in Minsk Kazakhstan businesses brought exclusive offers to Minsk. The top 15 exporters of the Asian partner met with Belarusian companions during a bilateral business forum. At the negotiation table there are not only beautiful booklets, but also real products, which Kazakh companies may start producing in Belarus. Such meetings have been held on a regular basis for more than five years, and the total amount of contracts signed during this time is over $18 million.

09.06.2016

President Lukashenko sends condolences to Kazakhstan president over Aktobe attacks
Belarus and Kazakhstan will stand firmly together against terrorism, President Lukashenko says The President of Belarus extended condolences to the President of Kazakhstan in connection with the victims of the terrorist attack in Aktobe. Alexander Lukashenko noted that Belarus with great sorrow received the news of what had happened.  "Belarus will always be in solidarity with the friendly Kazakhstan in uncompromising fight against terrorism in all its forms," reads the message. On 9 June, Kazakhstan declared a national mourning, all flags are flying at half-mast, entertainment events are canceled.

31.05.2016

Eurasian Economic Union to form single oil market
Eurasian Economic Union to form single oil market The heads of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) member states have approved the concept of the formation of common markets of oil and petroleum products. In accordance with the document, the energy companies of the EEU member states get non-discriminatory access to the oil infrastructure of partners, will be able to buy oil and oil products without quantitative restrictions at market price.

30.05.2016

Alexander Lukashenko begins two-day visit to Kazakhstan
Belarus President meets with Nursultan Nazarbayev May 30 The President of Belarus has arrived in Kazakhstan for a working visit on May 30. From the airport, the motorcade of Alexander Lukashenko went to Nursultan Nazarbayev's residence where the leaders held talks. The heads of state discussed bilateral cooperation.

14.04.2016

Alexander Lukashenko holds 5 meetings with Asian, Middle Eastern leaders during OIC summit
Alexander Lukashenko holds 5 meetings with Asian, Middle Eastern leaders during OIC summit Today, 14 April, on the sidelines of the OIC summit in Istanbul, Alexander Lukashenko held a series of meetings with world leaders. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, despite the workload and tiredness, met with his longtime friend Alexander Lukashenko closer to midnight. The Presidents have known each other since 2010. This is evident by a handshake.
President Lukashenko holds series of bilateral meetings at Istanbul's OIC summit
President Lukashenko holds series of bilateral meetings at Istanbul's OIC summit Alexander Lukashenko has met with Vice-President of Indonesia in Istanbul to discuss mutual trade and cooperation in industry. The two nations are interested in the establishment of a joint venture in Indonesia, which is experiencing a great need for trucks. Belarus can offer the entire range of vehicles.

22.03.2016

CIS notes transparency during Kazakhstan parliamentary election
CIS notes transparency during Kazakhstan parliamentary election The preliminary results of the early parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan have been announced. With a huge margin leads the ruling party Nur Otan, headed by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. It polled more than 82%.  Also in the lower house of the parliament will be the Democratic and the Communist parties, who have approximately 7% of the vote. The elections were held at a record turnout - it exceeded 77%.  The voting process was monitored by about 800 foreign observers. The official results will be declared in about 6 days.

20.03.2016

Parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan: turnout already over 60% Kazakhstan is choosing its MPs. The voting began at 7 am.Nearly 10,000 polling stations opened, at which more than 9 million people can vote. Observers note high voter turnout. As of 14 pm local time more than 60 percent of the population of Kazakhstan had voted.

22.12.2015

Elena Semak, Associate Professor of International Economic Relations Department of the Belarusian State University
Eurasian Economic Union develops preliminary mechanism to monitor Ukrainian transit Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) members - Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan - have developed a preliminary mechanism to monitor the transit of Ukrainian goods and goods from the European Union.  On 21 December, First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Igor Shuvalov said that the new mechanism will help completely control the flow of goods from Ukraine via Belarus or Russia to Kazakhstan.
CSTO discuss fight against ISIL in Moscow
CSTO discuss fight against ISIL in Moscow The fight against the Islamic State and creation of a broad coalition to combat international terrorism were the main topics the summit of the CSTO in Moscow, in which Alexander Lukashenko took part on December 21, 2015. The meeting raised topics of the challenges of our time and, consequently, new approaches to collective security.  The Eurasian Economic Union heads of state then met at the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.

16.12.2015

Moscow to host CSTO, EEU summits December 21
Moscow to host CSTO, EEU summits December 21 The Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will meet in Moscow on December 21. The Russian capital will also host the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meeting on the same day.  The CSTO summit will discuss key issues of strengthening regional security and effective combating of international terrorism. The Supreme Eurasian Economic Council will summarize the first year of the EEU operation. By tradition, on the sidelines of the summit, the Russian President will hold bilateral meetings with his colleagues.
Kazakhstan marks Independence Day December 16
Kazakhstan marking Independence Day December 16 One of Belarus' strategic partners - Kazakhstan - is marking Independence Day December 16. The nations have made major advances in trade and economic relations: since 2007 the trade turnover has almost doubled. Alexander Lukashenko congratulated his colleague, Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, on the holiday. Analysts now note high efficiency of joint interstate projects. Erlan Alimbaev is a banker who has been studying the specifics of the Belarusian market. The bank he manages supports small and medium-sized businesses.

15.10.2015

Kazakhstan gearing up for CIS, EEU summits
Kazakhstan gearing up for CIS, EEU summits On October 16, Kazakhstan will become the center of political life of the countries of the CIS. It will host two large summits - the Council of CIS Heads of State and Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. The leaders really have something to discuss. This includes the fight against crime and international terrorism. Foreign ministers began to prepare the ground for tomorrow's high-level talks today.
Belarus President goes to Astana for two-day working visit
Belarus President goes to Astana for two-day working visit Alexander Lukashenko has gone on a two-day working visit to Kazakhstan. Flight number one took off today from the National Airport Minsk. Kazakhstan will host the meeting of the Council of Heads of CIS member states and the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. The agenda of the forthcoming summit of the CIS includes a dozen questions. Among them is the fight against crime and international terrorism as well as the strengthening of military and border cooperation. 

14.10.2015

Alexander Lukashenko goes to Kazakhstan for two-day working visit October 15
Alexander Lukashenko goes to Kazakhstan for two-day working visit October 15 Tomorrow, 15 October, the Belarus President will travel to Kazakhstan on two-day working visit, reports the press service of the Belarusian leader. It is expected that Alexander Lukashenko will take part in the meetings of the Council of Heads of CIS member states and the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.

12.10.2015

Belarusian, Kazakhstan presidents discuss current cooperation issues
Belarusian, Kazakhstan presidents discuss current cooperation issues The Belarusian and Kazakh presidents discussed today on October 12 the upcoming talks in the format of the CIS and Eurasian Economic Union in a telephone conversation. Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated the Belarusian President on his recent victory in presidential election.

20.09.2015

Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan presidents meet at Sochi Forum of Regions
Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan presidents meet at Sochi Forum of Regions The Second Forum of Regions of Russia and Belarus has moved to the site of Olympic records - Sochi. It was no longer biathlon and freestyle magicians who caused a furor but Belarusian equipment and food. At the same time, discussions were held between statesmen and businessmen. The presence of presidents Lukashenko and Putin increased the status of the meeting. The Belarusian delegation included about 150 people - senators, heads of large enterprises and governors.

16.09.2015

Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin meet informally in Sochi
Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin meet informally in Sochi The President of Belarus is on a working visit to the Russian Federation. Yesterday President Alexander Lukashenko arrived in Sochi, which will host the second Forum of Regions of Russia and Belarus on September 16-17. It will gather in a plenary meeting more than 350 representatives of legislative and executive authorities of the two states, heads of large enterprises and business communities. Just a few hours after his arrival in Sochi, the Belarusian President participated in an informal trilateral meeting with colleagues from Russia and Kazakhstan.

10.07.2015

Kazakhstan and Belarus to create new joint venture production in Astana
Kazakhstan and Belarus to create new joint venture production in Astana Kazakhstan and Belarus are creating a new co-production in Astana. The experience in the assembly of tractors in Central Asia shows a high demand for domestic agricultural machinery in the country and the region. In addition, the Kazakh colleagues would like to draw on Belarus' experience in milk production. This was discussed on July 9 at the meeting of MPs of Belarus' House of Representatives with a delegation from Central Asia.

06.07.2015

Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Nursultan Nazarbayev on 75th birthday
Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Nursultan Nazarbayev on 75th birthday The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko in a telephone conversation congratulated Nursultan Nazarbayev on his 75th birthday. The heads of state discussed the development of Belarusian-Kazakh relations and interaction in integration associations. 

21.06.2015

Alexander Lukashenko awards Nursultan Nazarbayev Order of Friendship of Peoples
Alexander Lukashenko awards Nursultan Nazarbayev Order of Friendship of Peoples Alexander Lukashenko has awarded Nursultan Nazarbayev the Order of Friendship of Peoples for his significant personal contribution to the development of friendly relations and cooperation between Belarus and Kazakhstan. The corresponding decree was signed by the head of state on June 19.

17.06.2015

Belarus, Kazakhstan sign interparliamentary cooperation agreement
Belarus, Kazakhstan sign interparliamentary cooperation agreement The parliaments of Belarus and Kazakhstan would like to develop relations between the two countries. Today, on June 17, an agreement on cooperation between the two lower chambers was signed in Astana. It will enable closer cooperation in the political, trade and economic fields as well as improve the legal framework and regional cooperation.

20.05.2015

Kazakhstan presents WWII book One Victory For All in Minsk
Kazakhstan presents WWII book One Victory For All in Minsk One Victory For All book on WWII was presented by Kazakhstan in Minsk May 20. The publication is dedicated to the people of Kazakhstan who fought on our soil during the Great Patriotic War. The book provides biographical information and photographic portraits of 83 Heroes of the Soviet Union from Kazakhstan who were awarded the title in the fighting on the territory of Belarus.

10.05.2015

A Kazakh family
Kazakhstan after Nazarbayev's victory - report by TV program "Picture of the World with Yuri Koziyatko" Not long ago, Nursultan Nazarbayev won the election in Kazakhstan for the fifth time. Mr Nazarbayev has run the country for more than a quarter century. And, as confessed by the woman from our next report, she's ready to vote for him with three hands! Our special correspondent Anastasia Dekhtyar has the report from Kazakhstan. Munira Satybaldiyeva, entrepreneur:I pray for the president, I want him to be alive and well so everything is stable in Kazakhstan. I am very glad that Allah sent us this president.

30.04.2015

Igor Cherginets (L) and Ergali Bulegenov (R)
Belavia launches new Minsk-Almaty flight A new flight will connect Minsk with Almaty – Kazakhstan’s economic center. Flights will be carried out just two times a week. Flight duration will be 4.5 hours. For this, new tariffs have been worked out and the procedure of customs luggage clearance has been simplified. By the summer, flights will be made daily.

28.04.2015

Nursultan Nazarbayev thanks people of Kazakhstan for support
Nursultan Nazarbayev thanks people of Kazakhstan for support Kazakhstan sums up the outcome of extraordinary presidential elections. The incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev expectedly won. The politician scored a record number of votes and left its competitors far beyond the political ring. Nursultan Nazarbayev is supported by the vast majority of people in Kazakhstan. And almost one hundred percent result in the elections for anybody did not become a sensation.

27.04.2015

Nursultan Nazarbayev (L) and Alexander Lukashenko (R)
President Lukashenko congratulates Nazarbayev on 2015 presidential election victory On April 27, Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev held a telephone conversation.  The Head of State congratulated his counterpart on a convincing victory in the early presidential elections in Kazakhstan held the other day. Mr Lukashenko expressed confidence that the strategic partnership between Belarus and Kazakhstan will continue to thrive both in a bilateral format and within the framework of the Eurasian economic integration.
Early elections in Kazakhstan, April 26, 2015
Early presidential elections held in Kazakhstan April 26 Kazakhstan was yesterday deciding who of the three candidates would lead the country after the early presidential elections. A decision was made to hold them early given the difficult economic situation in the world, as well as not to let the presidential election campaign coincide with the parliamentary elections in 2016. The correspondent of the program Week is now in Kazakhstan. Yevgeny Gorin, CTV: It is already late evening there. Polling stations closed, but it is probably too early to talk about particular figures?

22.03.2015

Alexander Lukashenko, Nursultan Nazarbayev and Vladimir Putin
Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia leaders check whether they are on the same page: next meeting due in Moscow May 8 Three presidents, of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan, met in Astana on Friday. Let me remind you that the summit had been postponed for a week - nothing extraordinary, but nothing reasoned - the real reasons are now known. It is important that the heads of state are in good health, and Nazarbayev, despite the wise age, looked particularly fresh, maybe because the presidential elections in Kazakhstan are due very soon. And, of course, the visit of the leaders of Belarus and Russia is a kind of support for the current leader of Kazakhstan, except the main. And the main agenda included

19.03.2015

Sultan Marenov, chairman of the board of a bank
What unites Belarus and Kazakhstan? Today, Belarus and Kazakhstan are connected not only by strong economic and political relations. During the years of friendship, both countries have joined numerous projects: in industry, education and science.   Daniyar is a Kazakh student studying in Belarus. In Minsk, he is getting a second degree at the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics.  At home, in Kazakhstan, he studied to be an actor, but as the eldest son in the family, he should first think about a stable future.
Alexander Lukashenko believes Belarus and Kazakhstan can expand trade
Alexander Lukashenko believes Belarus and Kazakhstan can expand trade President Alexander Lukashenko is in Kazakhstan on a working visit. On March 19, he met with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev to discuss a range of bilateral matters. Alexei Martinyonok, CTV:Belarus and Kazakhstan are strategic partners. Common market and coordinated economic policy is a platform of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). The two nations have common stances in the international arena - in the UN and the OSCE.
Alexander Lukashenko to pay working visit to Kazakhstan March 19-20
Alexander Lukashenko to pay working visit to Kazakhstan March 19-20 Eurasian integration. President Alexander Lukashenko has gone on a working visit to Kazakhstan. Board number 1 took off from National Airport Minsk and headed for Astana. It is expected that the visit will last two days. The agenda includes the meeting of the leaders of Belarus and Kazakhstan, which will address cooperation issues. On March 20, Astana will host a trilateral meeting between the presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia. The parties plan to discuss trade and economic issues in the Eurasian Economic Union.

15.03.2015

Anatoly Nichkasov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Kazakhstan
Ambassador of Belarus to Kazakhstan: Meeting of Belarusian, Russian and Kazakh presidents in Astana was not canceled The presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia did not meet in Astana this week! The summit has been postponed. Allegedly due to Putin's cold. Some say there are other reasons - and there can be a lot of them because the agenda included trade and economic issues, which are quite complicated.  And even more difficult Ukrainian topic. We hope to find out details from the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Kazakhstan, Anatoly Nichkasov. Yuri Koziyatko, host of "Picture of the World": Mr Nichkasov, hello!

26.02.2015

Alexander Lukashenko to visit Kazakhstan in mid-March The President of Belarus is going to pay a visit to Kazakhstan in mid-March. According to the press service of the President, on February 26, at the initiative of the Kazakh side, the head of state held a telephone conversation with Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev, during which the sides agreed on the upcoming visit. The Presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan also discussed cooperation in the integration structures.

10.02.2015

Alexander Lukashenko, President of Kazakhstan hold telephone conversation February 10 Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed the preparation for the meeting in the Normandy format in Minsk over Ukraine. On February 10, the presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan held a telephone conversation. The main topics were the issues of economic and financial nature. In addition, the leaders discussed the crisis in the European Union, caused by the introduction of sanctions in relation to Russia, as well as a number of other issues. 

24.12.2014

Eurasian Economic Union to be launched in 7 days amid disagreements between member states Important political news came from Moscow on December 23. The Belarus President visited Russia that day to take part in two Eurasian summits in the Kremlin. Military and economic security dominated the agenda. The presidents took part in the meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.

23.12.2014

Alexander Lukashenko to take part in CSTO, Eurasian Economic Council sessions in Moscow The President of Belarus has gone to Moscow to attend the session of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. On December 23, Moscow welcomes the heads of the six states. In the first half of the day, at the session of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the leaders of Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan will talk about regional security.

11.12.2014

Kazakhstan parliament votes for simplified stay of Belarusians The Kazakhstan parliament ratified the agreement on a simplified stay of Belarusian citizens in that country on December 11. In accordance with the agreement, Kazakhstan and Belarus will establish a simplified procedure for their citizens' stay in both countries without compulsory registration within 30 days. Belarus ratified the agreement in June 2014.