He said that the UN General Assembly designated 29th August as International Day against nuclear when Semipalatinsk
nuclear weapon test site in Kazakhstan, one of the largest nuclear weapon test sites in the world, was closed.
Kazakhstan has airports in Shimkent, Atbasar, Karaganda, Kyzyl-Orda, Balkhash, Burundai, Zaisan, Petropavlovsk, Semipalatinsk
, Ust-kamenogorsk, Uralsk, Taldy-Kurgan, Kokshetau, Pavlodar, Zhezkazgan, Atyrau, Zhambyl, Zhairem, Ekibastuz, Almaty, Aktau, Kostanay, Aktyubinsk, Arkalyk, and Astana cities.
Nazarbayev said that having given up the fourth largest nuclear arsenal in the world on our own accord and voluntarily closing down the nuclear test site Semipalatinsk
, "Kazakhstan has the moral right to talk to the nations that are seeking nuclear weapons.
Located in the northeastern part of the country, the Semipalatinsk
Nuclear Test Site, where over 450 nuclear tests were conducted during the Soviet era, was also shut down.
Nazarbayev "voluntarily" closed down the Soviet Union's Semipalatinsk
Test Site in northern Kazakhstan and gave up the world's fourth largest nuclear weapons arsenal it inherited following the collapse of the USSR.
En otra parte del mundo fue creada la Zona Libre de Armas Nucleares de Asia Central, tambien conocida como Tratado de Semipalatinsk
o Tratado de Semey, mismo que fue firmado el 8 de septiembre de 2006 y entro en vigor el 21 de marzo de 2009.
The resolution's adoption also commemorated the closure of the Semipalatinsk
nuclear test site in Kazakhstan in 1991.
Today marks a quarter of a century since the closure of the Semipalatinsk
test site in Kazakhstan, ground zero for more than 450 nuclear tests.
NNA - The Kazakh capital will host the international conference "Building a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World," dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk
Nuclear Test Site and commemorating UN International Day against Nuclear Tests at the Palace of Independence Aug.
Le secretaire general de l'ONU a souligne qu'[beaucoup moins que] un quart de siecle s'est aujourd'hui ecoule depuis la fermeture du polygone d'essais de Semipalatinsk
au Kazakhstan, epicentre de plus de 450 essais nucleaires.
Kazakhstan showed leadership when it renounced its nuclear weapons in 1993 and closed the Semipalatinsk
Test Site (STS).
The date marks both the first nuclear test conducted at the Semipalatinsk
nuclear test site in 1949, as well as the site's closure in 1991 by the government.