President Nazarbayev delivers speech at University of Cambridge

Honored guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends!

At the outset, I would like to express my profound gratitude to Professor Saxena and his colleagues for their hospitality and for giving me the opportunity to speak here today; at a university with a history that stretches back 800 years.  

It is a privilege for me to be visiting one of the leading universities in the world where Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Niels Bohr, John Keynes and many other prominent figures and Nobel Prize winners once studied. 

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Statement by Mr. Kanat Saudabayev, Chairperson in Office of the OSCE and Secretary of State and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, at the Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council

Vienna, 15 November 2010

Countdown to the OSCE Summit

Your Excellencies,
Ladies and gentlemen,

KanatI am pleased to meet you again at a meeting of the Permanent Council exactly ten months after the inauguration of the Kazakh Chairmanship of the OSCE.

First of all, allow me on behalf of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, to express our sincere gratitude to all of you – the permanent representatives of the participating States, your staff and the Secretariat headed by the Secretary General, Mr. Marc Perrin de Brichambaut, as well as the OSCE Institutions – for your firm and consistent support for the Kazakh Chairmanship and your constructive and fruitful co‑operation.

In chairing the OSCE, Kazakhstan has adhered strictly to the fundamental principles and values of the Organization as well as the strategic vision and current priorities outlined by President Nazarbayev on 14 January of this year in his video address to the Permanent Council.

As the OSCE’s political manager as it were, Kazakhstan has always been guided by the principle of taking into account the views and interests of all the Organization’s participants, ensuring a balance between the three dimensions of the OSCE.

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Remarks by H.E. Kanat Saudabayev, Secretary of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan at the International Conference, “World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Nuclear Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Export Control”

October 12, 2010, Oslo, Norway

Dear Mr. Chairman,
Excellencies,
Ladies and gentlemen, 

First of all, let me express my appreciation to the Government of Norway and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs for excellent organization of this conference.
We have all gathered here to contribute to the noble mission of achieving a nuclear weapons free world. It is very important today to maintain the positive trends in the nuclear disarmament process, emerging from the results of the Washington Nuclear Security Summit and the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).
In this regard, the Kazakhstan-Norwegian partnership in the sphere of nuclear non-proliferation is a good example of effective joint actions.

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