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Kazakhstan seeks to contribute to work of UNSC in maintenance of peace and security

by November 24, 2016 Key Issues

Chairman of the Majilis Nurlan Nigmatulin took part in the meeting of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly in St. Petersburg, the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament reported.

Speaker of the Majilis made a number of proposals which concerned the increased participation of the Kazakh parliamentarians in the discussion of topical issues of regional cooperation in the framework of Kazakhstan’s non-permanent membership in the UN Security Council in 2017-2018.

“President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that the country will strive to contribute to the UN Security Council’s work in such areas as the maintenance of the international peace and security, disarmament, counter-terrorism and the settlement of regional conflicts”, N. Nigmatulin said.

Having noted that the Central Asian region will be introduced in the UN Security Council, the Chairman of the Majilis also named the issues of security and cooperation in the Central Asian region and security in Afghanistan among the main topics.

During the ninth plenary session of the CSTO PA, which will be held in St. Petersburg, it’s planned to discuss the recommendations on the harmonization of the legislation of the CSTO member states in the field of training and retraining in “Safety in emergencies”.

The structure of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly composes of the representatives of the Parliaments of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.

There are three standing committees: on the social and economic and legal issues, political issues and international cooperation, defense and security issues.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050