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Nazarbayev: In XXI century the world needs peace!

by December 17, 2016 Key Issues

This year the country celebrates 25th anniversary of independence, the 25th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, Kazakhstan has become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, the President’s Manifesto acquired the status of an official document of the United Nations. Kazakhstan’s internal and external policy has always been based on peace and reconciliation initiatives.

In this regard, it is necessary to emphasize the Manifest “The World. The XXI Century”, the continuation of specific peace meas3ures of Kazakhstan – the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site and the largest nuclear arsenal in the world.

“In the XXI century the world needs peace! This is a key issue “, – stressed the Head of state.

“The world in the XXI centur worths it. We must remember about the future of our children and grandchildren. It is necessary to unite the efforts, governments, politicians, scientists, businessmen, artists and millions of people around the world to prevent the tragic mistakes of past centuries and the threat of war”, – writes the document.

The Manifesto expresses a sincere concern for the fate of future generations in the XXI century.

In this regard, the Head of State proposed a comprehensive program “XXI century: world without wars” that will stop the spread of the war and comply with the agreement on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons around the world.

Many local and foreign experts believe that Nazarbayev’s Manifesto “The World. The XXI Century” – a global anti-war message of the President to all the peoples and the leaders.

“Over the years of independence President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has suggested a whole spectrum of strategically important political initiatives that show the country is deeply concerned about the world and humankind’s fate. Over 25 years of independence, Kazakhstan has become a successful, stable and authoritative state verified with the planning policy, sustainable development and economic growth and well-set foreign policy priorities”, – said the Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Rashid Alimov.

“Now there are significant events in the life of Kazakhstan. First of all, for me as an Ambassador, it is interesting to note Kazakhstan’s accession to the number of non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, the vote showed a significant advantage of Kazakhstan’s candidacy. With this, I must congratulate the diplomatic service of Kazakhstan and all of those who gave a lot of strength to work to achieve such a good result”, – said Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Kazakhstan Mikhail Bocharnikov.

“The world situation is very difficult: some conflicts subside and others appear. And the Manifesto “The World. The XXI Century” sounded like a voice of hope in the midst of terrorism, migration crisis, commodity swings, conflicts”, – director of the Institute of Philosophy, Political Science and Religious Studies of the MES Zarema Shaukenova said.

Since 2017, our country starts to work in the status of a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, and the Manifesto will be the basis of the goals and objectives.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050