Minister of Foreign Affairs Marat Tazhin of Kazakhstan

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Tazhin has served as the Foreign Minister in the Government of Kazakhstan since he replaced Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on 10 January 2007 during a government shake-up.
Tazhin met with United States Senator Richard Lugar in Astana on 7 February 2006 to discuss biological weapon nonproliferation measures and cooperation with US.
Kazakhstan Foreign Affairs Minister Marat Tazhin was elected to be a chair person for 63d session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP or ESCAP.
On October 1 Minister Tazhin met with Dr.
Although Kazakhstan has sent humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, Tazhin said that Kazakhstans priority should focus on investing in Afghani industries.
Tazhin said since the two countries established diplomatic ties 15 years ago, their mutual political trust has been deepened and cooperation areas have been expanded continuously.
On his part, Dr Marat Tazhin said the two MoUs would promote relations between the Sultanate and Kazakhstan.
VIENNA, 30 April 2007 - Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin said today his country was eager to get the OSCE Chairmanship in 2009 and was introducing a range of democratic reforms to meet this goal.
Minister Tazhin expressed gratitude to the OSCE participating States that have voiced support for Kazakhstan's bid and encouraged the "opponents and those 'in doubt' to listen to all the arguments and to make the right choice.
Kazakstan supports Russia's proposal of new European security structureALMATY -- Kazakh Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin said Tuesday his country supported Russia's proposal of setting up a new European security structure.
Tazhin described his country’s relations with the United States as “stable,” and Kazakh relations with Russia as “excellent” and “politically correct.
Tazhin said his country's relationship with the United States was "stable" and had "strategic character.
Tazhin described his country's relations with the United States as "stable," and Kazakh relations with Russia as "excellent" and "politically correct.
Asked by a reporter whether he considered his country to be in a Russian "sphere of influence," Tazhin said no, adding that he believed such a question was of interest mainly to academics and journalists.
Russia and Kazakhstan are poised to sign an agreement creating a joint uranium-enrichment center, a possible first step toward an international nuclear fuel "bank" that could remove the need for countries such as Iran to pursue their own enrichment programs, Kazakh Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin said yesterday.
Tazhin said in an interview with editors and reporters at The Washington Times.