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February 19. Kazinform's timeline of major events

19 February 2019 07:00 755

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 19th of February. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on February 19.

EVENTS

Kazakhstan and Austria established diplomatic relations in 1992.

The Republican Human Rights Commission was founded in 1994.

For the first time ever the team of sovereign Kazakhstan took part in the XVII Winter Olympic Games in Norway in 1994. Kazakhstan won one gold and two silver medals.

Kazakhstan put into circulation a postage stamp devoted to curling in 2006.

An official opening of the Consulate General of Kazakhstan opened in Gorgan, Iran, in 2009

In 2013, archeologists unearthed precious artifacts nearby Taraz dated to some I-III centuries B.C.

In 2013, Kazakhstan and Italy signed an agreement on transit of military material and personnel from Afghanistan through Kazakhstan by rail and air.

Turkmenistan's Consulate opened in Aktau in 2014.

In 2018, amendments were inserted into the Decree of the President of Kazakhstan as of October 26, 2017 "On transition of the Kazakh language alphabet from Cyrillic into Latin type.

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