October 29. Information Center - The permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to
international organisations in Vienna, Kairat Umarov, presented his
credentials to Officer in Charge/Secretary General and Director of OSCE
Conflict Prevention Centre (CPC) Tuula Yrjola, New Europe reports.
ceremony took place at the headquarters of the Secretariat of the Organization
in the Austrian capital.
During the conversation, Yrjola highly appreciated the
cooperation of Kazakhstan with the OSCE and expressed confidence in the further
strengthening of the partnership, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry said in a press
statement. According to the OSCE representative, Kazakhstan plays an important
role in the activities of the Organization and is one of its active
In turn, Umarov noted the key work of the OSCE in all three
dimensions and confirmed the high level of cooperation between the country and
the Organization, the statement read. The Kazakh diplomat informed of the
ongoing reforms in Kazakhstan in various spheres of public life. He also
expressed the hope that the OSCE Observer Mission will take an active part in
the upcoming parliamentary elections to the Majilis on January 10, 2021.
The Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan highlighted that
Kazakhstan stands for the development of new forms of cooperation with the
OSCE, based on the successful experience of almost three decades of membership
in the Organization, as well as the presence of the OSCE mission in the country
since 1998, the statement read.
The interlocutors also discussed the relevant issues on the
agenda, the role of the OSCE in solving regional problems and intensifying
international efforts in the socio-economic development of Central Asian