About 10,000 troops from SCO member states to take part in anti-terror drills in Russia YEKATERINBURG. KAZINFORM About 10,000 troops from the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will take part in the Peace Mission anti-terror drills that will run for the first time at the Yurginsky training ground in the Kemerovo Region in August, Russia’s Central Military District reported on Monday, according to TASS.
Belarus hosts Kazakhstan’s trade and economic mission MINSK. KAZINFORM A delegation of Kazakhstan’s business communities led by Vice Minister of Trade and Integration Kairat Torebayev is visiting Belarus as part of a trade and economic mission. The delegation consists of 15 large domestic manufacturers of food stuffs, construction materials, light industry products, electro-technical equipment, chemical products, Kazinform reports.
5,000-year-old sword discovered in Venice VENICE. KAZINFORM A 5,000 year-old sword, among the oldest Anatolian weapons in the world, was discovered by a PhD student at the University Ca' Foscari in Venice, Vittoria Dall'Armellina, in a monastery on the island of San Lazzaro degli Armeni in the Lagoon City. The weapon is at the museum of San Lazzaro. It is a small sword, located in a window together with medieval objects. The sword however is very similar to 5,000-year-old weapons discovered inside the Royal palace in Arslantepe, eastern Anatolia, believed to be the most ancient in the world, ANSA reported.
Kazakhstan, Jordan outline steps to establish direct flights NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As part of continued efforts of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Jordan to launch а direct flight between the two countries, on March 1, 2020, Ambassador Aidarbek Toumatov met with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities of Jordan Dr. Imad Hijazin.
CIS to discuss cooperation in education in Minsk MINSK. KAZINFORM - The CIS Executive Committee will host a meeting of the working group of the CIS Council for Cooperation in Education in Minsk on 2 March. The participants will finalize the draft agreement of cooperation in accreditation of educational organizations and institutions of the CIS states, BelTA has learned from the CIS press service.
81 countries, regions restricting entry from S. Korea over coronavirus fears SEOUL. KAZINFORM A total of 81 countries and regions are imposing entry bans or quarantine procedures on visitors from South Korea over new coronavirus fears on Monday, despite Seoul's beefed-up diplomacy to prevent inordinate measures targeting its citizens.
'Astana process' talks on Syria: guarantor countries have not yet confirmed participation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The first vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Shahrat Nuryshev commented on the possibility of holding talks on Syria in Nur-Sultan in March the current, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan to increase non-resource exports of goods and services to $41 bln NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan intends to increase non-resource exports of goods and services up to USD41 billion, this has been said by Bakhyt Sultanov, Minister for Trade and Integration, at today’s Government meeting.
Kazakhstan’s Golden Man will be presented in New Delhi, Indian Ambassador NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Ambassador of India to Kazakhstan Prabhat Kumar reported that «The Procession of Golden Man in the world museums» exhibition will be presented at the National Museum in New Delhi, Kazinform correspondent report.
S. Korea reports 476 new virus cases, total now at 4,212 SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea reported 476 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, bringing the total number of infections here to 4,212, as the nation provides an «all-out response» to the fast-spreading virus that includes a massive testing program.