Kazakh, Iranian FMs had telephone conversation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On January 5, 2020, on the initiative of the Iranian side, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi had a telephone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
S. Korean air, ocean monitoring satellite heads to French Guiana ahead of launch SEOUL. KAZINFORM - A South Korean geostationary environmental monitoring satellite that can closely check the movement of fine dust and ocean conditions is being moved to French Guiana ahead of its launch, the government said Sunday.
Minsk agrees to supply first batch of oil from Russia, at non-premium price - Belneftekhim MINSK. KAZINFORM - Belarus has agreed to supply the first batch of Russian oil at a price without a premium; in the near future, the country will receive the necessary volumes of raw materials for the non-stop operation of Belarusian refineries in January, Belneftekhim said in a statement on Saturday.
Russia beats Sweden and proceeds to final of 2020 World Junior Hockey Championship OSTRAVA. KAZINFORM - Russia has beaten Sweden 5:4 in overtime during the semifinal match of the 2020 World Junior Hockey Championship held in the Czech Republic. The match was held in Ostrava with 8,693 spectators in attendance.
Academic, teaching staff to resume duty on 5th January; second semester to begin on 12th January ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The teaching, administrative and technical staff of government and private schools that follow the Ministry of Education's curriculum will rejoin duty on 5th January while students will head back to schools on 12th January to mark the beginning of the second semester 2019-2020.