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Chairman of the Board of JSC AgromashHolding Oleg Tsoi:
WE WILL EXPAND THE RANGE OF MANUFACTURED GOODS IN THE LONG-TERM

Kazakhmys Corporation CEO Bakhtiyar KRYKPYSHEV:
Despite the difficulties, the corporation operates steadily

Managing Director for Asset Optimization of JSC Samruk-Kazyna Berik BEISENGALIYEV:
WE EXPECT THAT INTERNATIONAL CORPORATIONS ARE WILLING TO INCREASE THEIR STAKES IN JVs WITH THE FUND'S SUBSIDIARIES

Supervisor of EVRAZ Сaspian Steel rolling mill, Vice President of EVRAZ, Ilya SHIROKOBROD:
WE ARE READY TO BROADEN THE RANGE OF OUR PRODUCTS


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Communist party sees no sense in renaming Kazakhstan just for tourists' sake

ASTANA. Feb 7 (Interfax-Kazakhstan) - The head of the National Communists parliamentary faction, a member of the Majilis Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Security, Vladislav Kosarev sees no need in renaming Kazakhstan to Kazak Eli.

"I do not see an urgent need for that. Even if Kazakhstan is associated with the countries ending in "stan," such as Afghanistan and Pakistan, and it keeps away the tourists, I still do not see it as a strong argument to rename the country," he told Interfax- Kazakhstan on Friday.

The parliament member is confident that the referendum must be held on this issue.

On Thursday, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev proposed considering a possible renaming of Kazakhstan to Kazak Eli at the meeting with public in the Atyrau region. He suggested discussing it with the nation first.

Kazakhstan ends in "stan," as do other countries of Central Asia. According to the president, this ending does not sound welcoming to foreigners.



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ALMATY. July 25 (Interfax-Kazakhstan) - Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov expressed condolences to Afghanistan in connection with the terrorist attack in Kabul.

State of emergency in Turkey will not affect relations with Kazakhstan - Embassy

ALMATY. July 25 (Interfax-Kazakhstan) - The state of emergency in Turkey declared after the attempted coup will in no way affect cooperation with Kazakhstan, the Turkish Embassy said in a statement issued on Saturday.


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