Kazakhstan said on Tuesday that it will host fresh talks on Syria on April 25-26, backed by Iran, Russia and Turkey as they eye an end to the eight-year conflict.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will make a televised address to the nation on Tuesday, his office said, amid speculation that the oil-exporting nation is headed for an early presidential election.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Tuesday secured veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev’s backing to run in the June 9 snap presidential election, virtually guaranteeing Tokayev’s victory.
The 12th Astana Economic Forum (AEF), themed “Inspiring growth: people, cities, economies”, started in Nur-Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan. The first President of the Country, Nursultan Nazarbayev kicked off the Forum. “Our regular meetings became a good tradition.