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Kazakhstan proposes to hold regular Head-of-State-level UN Security Council meetings

by January 11, 2017 Legal

On Kazakhstans proposal to hold once or twice a year the meetings of UN Security Council at the level of the Heads of State and Government Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Ashikbayev informed at the CCS briefing.

Kazakhstan has for the first time taken part in the open debate of UN Security Council on Conflict Prevention and Peacekeeping held in New York, where has been presented by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Kairat Abdrakhmanov. The Minister presented the policy address by President N. Nazarbayev Kazakhstans Concept Vision on Sustaining Global Partnership for Secure, Just and Prosperous World, Y.Ashikbayev said.

The policy address identified seven Kazakhstans priorities as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. They include building a nuclear-weapon-free world, eliminating the threat of a global war, creating in the Central Asia a regional zone of peace, safety, cooperation and development, combatting international terrorism and violent extremism, fostering peace in Africa, joint efforts in eliminating the threat of wars and conflicts, human protection and promoting the UN Sustainable Development Goals, combatting climate change, expanding cooperation between the regional organizations of collective security in Europe and America, Asia and Africa.

Y.Ashikbayev also informed on the proposal to hold regular Security Council meetings at the level of Heads of State and Government, which was commended by the meeting participants.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan