Turkey's Erdogan says targeting Idlib could destroy accord

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 06:28 GMT

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russian leader Vladimir Putin Astana accord could be destroyed if Syrian government forces target Idlib.

Tayeb meets Singaporean president during Asian tour

Fri, 04 May 2018 - 02:27 GMT

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb met on Friday with Singaporean President Halima Yaqoub at the Republic Palace of Astana.

'Wise' Sisi achieved security in Egypt: Kazakh ambassador

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 02:27 GMT

Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Egypt, Arman Isagaliev, said that Egypt is a main partner to Kazakhstan.

New peace talks on Syria begin in the Kazakh capital

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 11:22 GMT

A new round of Syria peace talks backed by powerbrokers Russia, Iran and Turkey kicked off in Kazakhstan's capital Astana Thursday.

Turkey says unacceptable to invite Syrian Kurdish YPG to Astana talks

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 10:35 GMT

urkey cannot accept the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia being invited to Syria talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana.

Egypt refutes media report on participation in Astana talks

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 - 11:41 GMT

A new round of UN-led talks between Syria's conflicting parties will take place in the Kazakh capital, Astana, on November 30

FM: Cairo willing to participate in Astana’s negotiations

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 11:42 GMT

Egypt is ready to exert efforts to solve the Syrian crisis and participate in the negotiations of Astana if requested from them.

Lavrov, Tillerson discuss settlement to Syrian crisis

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 11:14 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Sunday met with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson, Sputnik news agency reported.

Astana XI final statement affirms Syrian integrity

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 07:18 GMT

Russia, Turkey and Iran renewed their strong commitment to the independence and sovereignty of Syria.

Astana talks discuss four de-escalation zones in Syria

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 08:34 GMT

Toumatov said participants in the Syrian peace talks in Astana are discussing the probability of endorsing documents on the four de-escalation zones in Syria.

US raises concerns about Iran's participation in Astana talks

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 04:33 GMT

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David M. Satterfield will travel to Astana on September 14 and 15.

6th round of Astana talks kicks off Sept. 13: Lavrov

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 - 01:06 GMT

“The seventh round of Astana talks will be held on September 13-15,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

Russia takes resolute steps to prepare for Astana meeting

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 - 05:00 GMT

Russia and other guarantors of the Astana process on Syria (Iran and Turkey) are taking proactive steps to prepare for another round of talks.

Kazakh investors invited to invest in Egypt

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 09:48 GMT

Renovation works of Mosque of al-Zahir Baibars in Cairo will be finished in seven months, for which Egypt obtained $4.5 million in grants from Astana.

OIC holds biggest gathering in Kazakhstan in September

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 09:42 GMT

The Jeddah-based OIC is getting ready for its biggest gathering in Astana early September set to discuss scientific and technical issues.

Russian military police may be deployed in Syria’s buffer zones

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 08:28 GMT

Russian president’s envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentyev, said on Tuesday that Russia’s military police may be deployed in buffer security zones in Syria.

Fifth round of Syria talks begins in Kazakhstan

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 10:01 GMT

A fifth round of talks on ending the six-year Syrian conflict began in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, focused on shoring up a plan for safe zones in the war-torn country.

Egyptian-Kazakh business forum important for fostering cooperation

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 12:46 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Haitham Salah Kamel underlined on Monday the importance of the Egyptian-Kazakh business forum in fostering cooperation

Kazakhstan denies talks on sending troops to Syria

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 11:09 GMT

Kazakhstan has refuted reports of talks with Russia on the possibility of sending troops to monitor the so-called "de-escalation" agreement in Syria

Egypt partakes in ASTANA EXPO-2017 as ecological destination

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 - 01:21 GMT

The international exhibition will be held from June 10 to Sept. 10 in the Kazakh capital of Astana with renewable energy as its theme.