Erlan Idrissov

Erlan Idrissov
Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan
 

Former Kazakh FM appointed ambassador to UK

Former Kazakh FM appointed ambassador to UK

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed the former Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov to the post of ambassador to the Great Britain, the presidential press-service said. Idrissov has been …

Nazarbayev replaces foreign and economy ministers

Nazarbayev replaces foreign and economy ministers

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev replaced his foreign and economy ministers on Wednesday, his office said in brief statements without further explanation. Kairat Abdrakhmanov, until now …

Kazakh Foreign Ministry: Turkey yet to apply for SCO membership

Kazakh Foreign Ministry: Turkey yet to apply for SCO membership

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has not received an official application from Turkey to join the organization, the Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said. "It’s Turkey’s decision, but …

Trump reaches out to Central Asia, looking for a back door to Russia

Trump reaches out to Central Asia, looking for a back door to Russia

Whether Trump decides to follow through on ending the nuclear deal could have a major impact on Kazakhstan

Iranian nuclear program to be discussed in Kazakhstan

Iranian nuclear program to be discussed in Kazakhstan

The talks on the Iranian nuclear program will be held in Kazakhstan in 2017,the Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Erlan Idrissov said today. The main purpose of the negotiations is searching for peace and …

Nazarbayev to visit Azerbaijan and Armenia this autumn

Nazarbayev to visit Azerbaijan and Armenia this autumn

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will visit Azerbaijan, Serbia, Armenia and a number of other countries in 2016, the Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said. …

Kazakhstan hails Russia-Turkey rapprochement

Kazakhstan hails Russia-Turkey rapprochement

Improvement of relations between Russia and Turkey is viewed positively by Kazakhstan, Kazakh Foreign Minister, Erlan Idrissov, told reporters on Wednesday, TASS reports. "Russia and Turkey are important strategic …

Caspian Littoral States#039 Foreign Ministers meet in Astana

Caspian Littoral States' Foreign Ministers meet in Astana

The meeting of foreign ministers of the ‘Caspian Five’ (Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan) focused on coordinating the Convention on the Caspian Sea legal status is being held in Astana today. The Caspian …

 Nazarbayev to visit Kyrgyzstan, Japan and South Korea in 2016

Nazarbayev to visit Kyrgyzstan, Japan and South Korea in 2016

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will visit Kyrgyzstan, Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan in 2016, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov said. Idrissov said that …

Kazakhstan to host SCO summit in 2017

Kazakhstan to host SCO summit in 2017

Kazakhstan will host the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the next year, Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said. The SCO summit-2016 will be held in Tashkent on June 23-24. …

Kazakhstan plans to generate half of electricity from green sources by 2050

Kazakhstan plans to generate half of electricity from green sources by 2050

Kazakhstan is set to generate 50 percent of the country's electricity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2050, Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said in a statement, Sputnik reports. The foreign minister stressed …

Kazakh FM: EU integration sets pattern for Eurasian Economic Union

Kazakh FM: EU integration sets pattern for Eurasian Economic Union

The integration processes in the European Union have become an example for creating the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said on Friday speaking at …

Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Raul Castro

Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Raul Castro

Yesterday, the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, arrived on an official visit to Cuba. According to tradition, he laid flowers at the monument to the national hero of island nation, Jose Marti, and then …

Erlan Idrissov: new parliament to continue development of relations with Russia

Erlan Idrissov: new parliament to continue development of relations with Russia

Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said that the new composition of the parliament will continue the strengthening of Kazakhstan's cooperation with Russia. "Our good, close relations with Russia are a …

Kazakh Senate ratifies partnership agreement with EU

Kazakh Senate ratifies partnership agreement with EU

Kazakhstan’s upper house of parliament (Senate) has ratified the agreement on expanded partnership and cooperation between Kazakhstan and the European Union. The Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov has …

Mogherini and Idrisov sign agreement on enhanced partnership

Mogherini and Idrisov sign agreement on enhanced partnership

Kazakhstan and the European Union have concluded a new agreement on enhanced partnership. The document was signed by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Fede …

Federica Mogherini to visit Kazakhstan

Federica Mogherini to visit Kazakhstan

The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, will arrive on an official visit to Kazakhstan on December 21 to take part in the 'European Union - Central Asia' meeting. …

Kazakhstan to conclude new agreement with EU next week

Kazakhstan to conclude new agreement with EU next week

Kazakhstan and the European Union are to sign a new agreement next week on enhanced partnership. It was informed by the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry with a reference to the words of Foreign Minister Yerlan …

John Kerry meets with Karim Masimov

John Kerry meets with Karim Masimov

The visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry to Astana will be a good stimulus for the establishment of bilateral strategic partnership, especially in trade and investment areas, the Prime Minister of ...

Kazakhstan to help Africa

Kazakhstan to help Africa

Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Erlan Idrisov reported on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York that this autumn the republic will allocate additional funds for the support of individual countries in Africa …

Council of Elders to meet with Nazarbayev

Council of Elders to meet with Nazarbayev

The members of the Council of Elders, which includes former heads of government and Nobel Prize winners, as well as prominent international diplomats and former politicians, will meet with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev ...

Heads of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan to meet for summit of Turkic states

Heads of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan to meet for summit of Turkic states

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev will participate in the summit of Turkic speaking countries, which will take place …

Putin to visit Kazakhstan in October

Putin to visit Kazakhstan in October

Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Kazakhstan in October. "The summit of the CIS and EEU will be held in October. An official visit by Russian ...

Idrisov and Amano sign agreement on establishing low-enriched uranium bank

Idrisov and Amano sign agreement on establishing low-enriched uranium bank

Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrisov and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano signed an agreement on the establishment of a bank of low-enriched uranium in the …

Nazarbayev’s nuclear bank: form of nuclear non-proliferation

Nazarbayev’s nuclear bank: form of nuclear non-proliferation

The International Low-enriched Uranium Bank opens in Kazakhstan on August 27th

Masimov: IOC will make right choice if it entrusts 2022 Games to Alma-Ata

Masimov: IOC will make right choice if it entrusts 2022 Games to Alma-Ata

There is no risk to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in entrusting the Winter Olympic Games in 2022 to Alma-Ata, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, the Chairman of the Almaty 2022 Bid Committee, Karim Masimov, told IOC delegates ...

Nuclear Fuel Bank to open in Kazakhstan in a month

Nuclear Fuel Bank to open in Kazakhstan in a month

Today Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov has said that on August 27th the official launching ceremony of the Nuclear Fuel Bank is to take place in the country.  It will be attended by the …

Kazakhstan#039s Foreign Ministry thanks Russia for assistance in WTO

Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry thanks Russia for assistance in WTO

Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov has highly appreciated Russia's role in helping the country's accession to the World Trade Organisation, he noted after a meeting of the WTO General ...

Nazarbayev to visit Mexico in autumn

Nazarbayev to visit Mexico in autumn

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev plans to visit Mexico in autumn.