The president of Kazakhstan suggested creating a new oil pipeline in the network of the TRACECA program.
Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill arrived with a three-day visit to Armenia, where he will meet with the public authorities of Armenia, countrymen, teachers and students of the Yerevan State University, and will underbuild a new Russian Orthodox churches, RIA Novosti reported.
Kazakh presidency in OSCE in 2010 gives a chance for overcoming the stagnant tendencies in the organization which are frequently criticized by Russia and other CIS countries. Such opinion was expressed by secretary general of OSCE Marc Perrin de Brichambaut when answering the questions of students of BSU – reports BELTA.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) supports the initiative of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to hold an OSCE summit this year, KazTAG said.
In Aksu District of Alma-Ata region of the reservoir "Kyzylagash" due to rainfall and raise temperatures on March 11, about 22 hours, there was dyke breach on the eastern side. Pouring water waterloged 257 households in the village of the same name, inhabited by about 3 thousand people. The number of deaths as a result of dyke breach in the village Kyzylagash of Alma-Ata region, Kazakhstan has reached 35 people, ITAR-Tass reports, referring to local media.
The five Caspian countries have agreed on basic principles for security cooperation in the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov said on Friday, Trend reports.
China is planning to expand its high-speed railway system to 17 countries, including Russia, Iran and Turkey. “Negotiations are going on with the respective countries and construction should be finished in 2025,” Wang Mengshu, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, was quoted as saying by Interfax.
Transneft and Chevron are discussing cooperation in implementing the Samsun-Ceyhan oil pipeline project, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the corporate magazine of the Russian company.
Turkish President Abdulla Gul will visit Kazakhstan in May, the former Soviet republic’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev has said, News-Kazakhstan reported on Tuesday.
The chairman of the president of Turkmenistan’s state enterprise on the problems of Caspian Sea, Toyly Komekov, has been severely reprimanded "for unsatisfactory discharge of administrative duties and acknowledged shortcomings," Trend news agency reports.
The West may use Georgian infrastructure for the transit of military cargoes to Afghanistan.
Recently the leadership of Karachay-Cherkessia has signed an agreement of intent to implement in the Republic.