From RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty: ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev did not attend the third forum of the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) in Astana, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reports.
His greetings speech were conveyed by Kazakh Foreign Minister Marat Tazhin. The message was in English, and no translation into Kazakh or Russian was provided . . .
The current event is NATO’s first-ever gathering on that level held on the territory of the former Soviet Union.
(photo: NATO)