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Press Briefing with Nathan A. Sales, Ambassador at Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism

Ambassador Sales: Well, I think Kazakhstan is really one of the world’s leaders in addressing one particular terrorist problem, and that is the repatriation, prosecution, and reintegration of ISIS fighters from Syria and Iraq. Kazakhstan is really leading the world by example as it has repatriated a number of its citizens, ensured that they face justice ...
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Surviving human trafficking. A survivor of human trafficking wants young people to learn from her experience.

Razia (name changed to protect her identity) crouched behind the bushes along a highway in Kazakhstan, hiding every time a car passed by. She was determined to escape, fearful that her “owner” was chasing her and that she might have to return to the meaningless existence she had been trapped in for months. “I was ...
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United States Supports the Procurement of COVID-19 Laboratory Supplies and Equipment in Kazakhstan

For Immediate Release June 22, 2020 UNITED STATES SUPPORTS THE PROCUREMENT OF COVID-19 LABORATORY SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT IN KAZAKHSTAN Almaty, Kazakhstan —The United States through its Agency for International Development (USAID) in Kazakhstan, announced the procurement of essential laboratory equipment and supplies to support the Government of Kazakhstan’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. ...
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Voices from Xinjiang: They simply said it was the wrong thing to do, to go to Kazakhstan and have a child

Bikamal has three children. The youngest two are in the room with us, crawling over everything. In China, my husband was working at the Karamay oil fields. He’s a steam worker, generating steam for the oil pumps. When he retired, we moved to Kazakhstan with our two children. Then my daughter was born here, in ...
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The U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan, through its Defense Threat Reduction Agency provides a second delivery of PPE to the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan

The U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan, through its Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), provided a second delivery of personal protective equipment to the Ministry of Defense today. This assortment of essential protective equipment went to the Central Military Hospital for use by front line medical workers. In all, the U.S. government, working hand in hand with ...
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