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Lavrov: Astana meeting to help achieve progress on Syria

The international meeting on Syria held in Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana, will help its participants to achieve progress on the issue of Syrian regulation and creation of an infrastructure to facilitate the return of the refugees, Russian …

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De Mistura to chair Syria talks in Astana

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will chair the upcoming talks on Syria in Astana on November 28-29, de Mistura's office said in a statement. "The Special Envoy, in consultation with …

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 SCAT launches Astana-Dushanbe flights

Kazakhstan’s airline SCAT will launch a regular air service between Astana and Dushanbe on December 14, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Investment and Development said in a press release. Flights will be …

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Putin arrives in Astana to attend CSTO summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Astana to take part in the Council meeting of Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member countries. On Friday, Putin will also hold talks with Kazakhstan's …

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 Russian Prime Minister to visit Kazakhstan

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will make an official visit to Kazakhstan on November 1, Kazakh Foreign Ministry spokesman Aibek Smadiyarov said at a briefing. "On November 1, Russian Prime …

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Lavrov: Russia preparing new Astana-format summit

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia is getting ready to host a new Astana-format summit on Syria. Speaking at a meeting with deputy foreign ministers of the Syrian ceasefire guarantor nations , he …

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Bakhyt Sultanov appointed Astana's mayor

Bakhyt Sultanov has been named as the new akim (mayor) of Astana city in accordance with the presidential decree, Kazinform reported citing the Akorda's Twitter account.  The former Minister of Finance Sultanov …

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Astana has built a financial field of dreams

In the twenty-first century, countries that traditionally added value by extracting natural resources are doing their best to diversify their sources of income. Financial services are becoming one of the alternatives to oil and gas. As …

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Putin and Nazarbayev discuss Astana Caspian summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the upcoming fifth Caspian summit on the phone with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Kremlin press service said. The Caspian summit will take place on …

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New meeting on Syria to be held in Astana this year

There is no exact date of the next meeting on Syria in Astana, official representative of Kazakh Foreign Ministry Aybek Smadiyarov said. "We hope that the negotiations (on Syria in Astana) will be held by the end …

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Islamic Economy Forum opens in Astana

The Islamic Economy Forum opened in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana, today within the Astana Finance Days. The main goal of the forum is to conduct a comprehensive and representative discussion on the economic and geopolitical growth …

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Astana-Vienna flights may be resumed

Kazakhstan and Austria may resume direct regular flights between Astana and Vienna, the press service of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry for Investments and Development of Kazakhstan said. This issue was discussed during …

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Nargiz Pashayeva awarded "Stars of Commonwealth"

The Council for awarding the CIS Commonwealth Star Award for outstanding achievements in art, science and education named the laureates of 2017, the press service of the Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation of the CIS member states …

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