Specific cooperation on civil society will also allow more meetings and consultations with Kazakhstan on the role of civil society, and notably encourage its active participation in the economic, social and political cooperation areas.
The EU is Kazakhstan`s first trade partner representing over one third of its external trade.
The Kazakhs, a Turkic people ethnically tied to the Uighur (We-goor) people of western China and similar in appearance to Mongolians, emerged in 1991 from over sixty years of life behind the Iron Curtain.
Kazakhstan, which officially became a full Soviet socialist republic in 1936, was an important but often neglected place during Soviet times.
Kazakhstan's exports to the EU are almost entirely in the oil and gas sectors, alongside other minerals, chemicals and food products.
Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain.It is a land rich in natural resources, with recent oil discoveries putting it among the world leaders in potential oil reserves.The newly independent Republic of Kazakhstan ranks ninth in the world in geographic size (roughly the size of Western Europe) and is the largest country in the world without an ocean port.The country’s time zones are identified as Kazakhstan Eastern Standard time, which is 6 hours ahead of GMT, and Kazakhstan Western Standard Time, which is why hours ahead of GMT. The Kazakh steppeland, north of the Tien Shan Mountains, south of Russian Siberia, west of the Caspian Sea, and east of China, has been inhabited since the Stone Age.