Remarks, Press Releases, and Fact Sheets Pertaining to Kazakhstan

12/16/16 Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/08/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Civil Society Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/07/16 Secretary Kerry Meets With Central Asian Foreign Ministers; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/20/16 Under Secretary Shannon Travels to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/23/16 Joint Statement of the Fifth Kazakhstan-U.S. Strategic Partnership Dialogue; Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
09/02/16 Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry Travels to Finland, Estonia, France, and Kazakhstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/31/16  Foreign Operations Assistance: Kazakhstan
08/17/16 Remarks to the Press in Astana, Kazakhstan;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; Astana, Kazakhstan
08/12/16 Under Secretary Sewall To Travel to Kazakhstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/03/16 Joint Statement for C5+1 Ministerial of August 3, 2016; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/03/16 Remarks at the Central Asia Ministerial;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
08/03/16 U.S.-Central Asia (C5+1) Joint Projects; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/01/16 Secretary Kerry to Host C5+1 Foreign Ministerial; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/18/16 Interagency Team Travels to Central Asian Capitals for Bilateral Consultations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/12/16 2015-16 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytellers to Share Their Experiences; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/29/16 Ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes to Run 525 Kilometers on Silk Road as Sports Envoy; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/16/16 State Department Sport for Community Exchange Program Promotes Disability Rights; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/21/16 Combatting the Closure of Space for Civil Society in Eurasia;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert Berschinski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; New Haven, CT
03/09/16 U.S.-Kazakhstan Strategic Partnership Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/15/15 Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/01/15  Foreign Operations Assistance: Kazakhstan
11/02/15 Interview With Askar Alimzhanov of Mir TV;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Ambassador's Residence; Astana, Kazakhstan
11/02/15 Joint Statement of the Fourth U.S.-Kazakhstan Strategic Partnership Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/02/15 Remarks With Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ak Orda Presidential Palace; Astana, Kazakhstan
11/02/15 Remarks at Embassy Astana Meet and Greet;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy; Astana, Kazakhstan
11/02/15 The United States and Central Asia: Partners for the 21st Century;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Nazarbayev University; Astana, Kazakhstan
11/01/15 New U.S. Assistance Programs in Central Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/30/15 Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Central Asia; Vienna, Austria
10/27/15 Secretary Kerry Travels to Vienna, Bishkek, Samarkand, Astana, Dushanbe, Ashgabat, and United Kingdom;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/30/15 TechWomen 2015: Connecting Women Leaders in STEM from the Middle East, Central Asia, and Africa; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/27/15 IAEA Low Enriched Uranium Fuel Bank Agreement Signing Ceremony;  Assistant Secretary Thomas M. Countryman, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Astana, Kazakhstan
08/21/15 Assistant Secretary Thomas Countryman Travels to Mexico, Kazakhstan and Slovenia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/30/15 The Role of Youth, Women, Religious Groups, and Civil Society in Preventing Violent Extremism;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert Berschinski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Remarks as Delivered at Central and South Asia Regional Conference on Countering Violent Extremism; Astana, Kazakhstan
06/26/15 Senior U.S. Delegation in Astana for the Central and South Asia Regional Conference on Countering Violent Extremism; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/12/15 International Atomic Energy Agency Approves Agreement to Establish Nuclear Fuel Bank; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/20/15 Interagency Team Travels to Central Asia for Afghanistan Consultations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/20/15 Signing of a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty Between the United States and Kazakhstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/16/14 Anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/10/14 Joint Statement of the Third U.S.-Kazakhstan Strategic Partnership Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/10/14 Remarks With Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
12/10/14 Remarks at the Political Session of the United States-Kazakhstan Convention;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard E. Hoagland, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Willard-Intercontinental Hotel; Washington, DC
11/17/14 Project Sapphire 20 Years Later;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard E. Hoagland, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Washington, DC
06/12/14 Interview With Forbes.kz;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Almaty, Kazakhstan
06/12/14 Interview With Kazakhstan TV;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Almaty, Kazakhstan
06/06/14 Coordinator Macon Phillips Travel to Bangladesh and Kazakhstan June 8-17; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/01/14  Foreign Operations Assistance: Kazakhstan [Get Acrobat Reader PDF version   ]
05/06/14 United States Signs Protocol to Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/05/14 Deputy Secretary Burns Travel to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/01/14 Full Court Press to Empower Women and Girls through Sports: U.S. Department of State Multi-Nation Final Four Basketball Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/01/14 Remarks at L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
03/28/14 Assistant Secretary Biswal Travel to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/11/13 The Growing U.S.-Kazakhstan Partnership: Why it Matters;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard E. Hoagland, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Remarks as Prepared for the United States-Kazakhstan Convention; Washington, DC
10/24/13 Remarks at the 12th Anniversary CAREC Ministerial Conference;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Fatema Z. Sumar, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
09/16/13 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Europe and Central Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/10/13 Joint Statement of Second Kazakhstan-United States Strategic Partnership Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/14/13 Assistant Secretary of State Kerri-Ann Jones To Travel to Indonesia and Kazakhstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/05/13 State Department Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Future Leaders Exchange Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/26/13 Interview With Al Jazeera;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Almaty, Kazakhstan
04/23/13 Nazarbayev University Q&A;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
04/23/13 Opening Remarks at Nazarbayev University;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
04/23/13 Remarks on Bilateral and Regional Cooperation;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
04/20/13 Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Pearce Travel to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Belgium, Kazakhstan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/19/13 Assistant Secretary Blake To Travel to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/13/13 Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns' Travel to Japan, China, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, and Mongolia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/27/13 Islamist Militant Threats in Eurasia;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats and Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade; Washington, DC
02/23/13 Under Secretary Sherman Travels to Almaty; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/14/12 Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
11/23/12 Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman Travel to India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/12 Remarks at the Mackler Award Ceremony;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; National Press Club; Washington, DC
10/03/12 Remarks With Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
08/15/12 On-the-Record Briefing With International Media;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Almaty, Kazakhstan
03/26/12 Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports; U.S. Department of State Announces Final Four-Focused Youth Basketball Exchange; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/01/12 Remarks With Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov Preceding Bilateral Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
01/16/12 Parliamentary Elections in Kazakhstan; Deputy Spokesperson Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/19/11 Violent Protests in Western Kazakhstan; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/11 Assistant Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Kazakhstan and the Caucasus; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/29/11 Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Marc Grossman Travels to Central Asia and Pakistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/24/11 Assistant Secretary of State William R. Brownfield Visits Central Asia and Russia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/22/11 South and Central Asia Fulbright Pre-Departure Orientation; Washington, DC
06/20/11 Science Envoy Travels to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/24/11 Interview With the Defense Writers Group;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, United States
05/11/11 Testimony Before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (As Prepared);  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, United States
03/25/11 Media Roundtable;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
03/25/11 Opening Remarks at Nazarbayev University;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Astana, Kazakhstan
03/18/11 Media Roundtable;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Beijing, China
03/15/11 Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr. Travels to China, Bangladesh, and Kazakhstan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
03/10/11 Testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
02/18/11 Remarks At the National Council of International Visitors Meeting; J.W. Marriott Hotel; Washington, DC
02/11/11 Interview with Asia Plus;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
02/04/11 U.S. Department of State Honors Samat Panov of Kazakhstan as State Alumni Member of the Month; Washington, DC
01/25/11  Photo: Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev Presents Award to Secretary Clinton
01/25/11  Photo: Secretary Clinton Meets With Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev
01/25/11 Remarks with Kazakh Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
01/19/11 The Obama Administration's Priorities in South and Central Asia;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Houston, TX
01/13/11 Remarks to the Washington International Business Council Army and Navy Club; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Geoffrey Pyatt, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
12/17/10 Remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)/Institute for New Democracies (IND) Roundtable; OSCE Summit and Central Asia; Washington, DC
12/15/10 Telephone Conference Call With Journalists in Central Asia;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
12/14/10 Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
12/09/10 Human Rights Day 2010;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
12/01/10 Remarks With Belarussian Foreign Minister Sergey Martynov Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Palace of Independence; Astana, Kazakhstan
12/01/10 Remarks With Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Palace of Independence; Astana, Kazakhstan
12/01/10 Remarks With Kazakh Foreign Minister Saudabayev After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Palace of Independence; Astana, Kazakhstan
12/01/10 Remarks at OSCE Intervention;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Palace of Independence; Astana, Kazakhstan
11/30/10 Town Hall on Empowering Civil Society for Central Asia's Future;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Eurasian University; Astana, Kazakhstan
11/28/10 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Travel to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan, and Bahrain;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/18/10 On the Successful Completion of the U.S.- Kazakhstan BN-350 Nuclear Spent Fuel Program;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/17/10 Hearing of the Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment of the House Foreign Affairs Committee;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
11/17/10 Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
11/12/10 Joint Statement on United States-Kazakhstan Air Transit Agreement; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
10/28/10 John Malkovich and Michael Fitzgerald Participate in Second United States-Kazakhstan Film Festival with Support of U.S. Department of State; Washington, DC
08/27/10 Republic of Kazakhstan's Constitution Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
07/30/10 U.S. Policy Towards Central Asia;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Carnegie Endowment for Peace Event; Washington, DC
07/15/10 Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg Travel to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, and Japan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
06/25/10 Special Envoys to Travel to Astana, Kazakhstan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/09/10 Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert O. Blake, Jr. and Kazakhstan's Deputy Foreign Minister Kairat Umarov To Sign the U.S- Kazakhstan Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement on Sunday, April 11, 2010; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
02/24/10 Remarks Before the Washington International Business Council;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
02/21/10 Remarks after Meeting with Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke; Astana, Kazakhstan
02/21/10 U.S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Visits Kazakhstan;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke; Astana, Kazakhstan
02/04/10 Remarks With Kazakh State Secretary and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
01/20/10 Remarks On the Occasion of the Commencement of Kazakhstan's OSCE Chairmanship;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; National Press Club; Washington, DC
12/14/09 Kazakhstan's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
12/14/09 Opening Remarks at the Consulate General Almaty Official Opening Ceremony;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Almaty, Kazakhstan
12/14/09 Press Conference;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Almaty, Kazakhstan
11/18/09 Remarks on the Occasion of the Launch of the Congressional Caucus on Central Asia;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
05/05/09 Remarks With Kazakh Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Treaty Room; Washington, DC