Kazakhstan becomes the first Asian country - the chairman of OSCE
election of Republic Kazakhstan as the chairman of the Organization on security and cooperation in Europe for 2010 was the Main subject of a meeting, certainly. A member of this organisation Kazakhstan became soon after an independence appropriation in January, 1992. The decision on presidency of Kazakhstan has shown equality of all states - participants of the Organization. As for the first time for its history the role of the chairman has dropped out to the Asian state. xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “ urn:schemas - microsoft - com:office:office “/>
The significant decision for our neighbours was accepted in November, 2007 at 15 session of Ministerial council of foreign affairs of OSCE in Madrid. According to Bakyta Ospanova, such honour from so authoritative organisation became a recognition of the successes reached by its country in construction of a democratic society and liberal market economy. Political stability and an accurate foreign policy also have played a positive role in decision-making.
In June of current year there has passed 17 annual session of Parliamentary Assembly of OSCE in Astana. It too the carrying out of the given action first a case in the Central Asia. The operating chairman of OSCE, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland Alexander Stubb have taken part in forum work, and also about 250 members of parliament from 56 states, among them there were also deputies of Zhogorku Kenesha KR Ishak Masaliev, Bakyt Beshimov and Tabyldy Orozaliev.
Also Bakyt Ospanov has told about commemorating 10 - summer anniversary Astana which beginning will take place already tomorrow, on July, 6th. The president of Kyrgyzstan is invited to solemn actions for a case of a feast of the Kazakhstan capital by Kurmanbek Bakiev also. The special attention of visitors, on assurance of the diplomat, will involve a new administrative centre of the city in which working out the world famous Japanese architect to Pussycat Kurokava was engaged. By the way, in July, 1999 Astana has been awarded UNESCO awards “ a world City.
Bakyt Ospanov has not forgotten to inform and on a status kyrgyzsko - the Kazakh relations. He has informed that since July, 1st citizens of Kyrgyzstan can be without the visa in territory of Kazakhstan of 90 days. As he said, the question on it has been lifted by Kurmanbekom Bakievym in April of this year when it has visited Astana with official visit. Considering the agreement on strategic relations, the Kazakh party has met us.