“Hello Kitty celebrates 40th birthday” - Hello Kitty, Japan's global icon of cute, marked her 40th anniversary on Saturday with a human-size version of the feline character regaling fans at an upscale Tokyo department store and a theme park, AFP reports.
tengrinews.kz. “Russia cannot limit food transit from EU to Kazakhstan: Vice Minister of National Economy” - Russia may impose limitations on transit of food imports from the European Union to Kazakhstan in order to prevent re-export of those goods to Russia, Head of Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (VPSS) Sergei Dankvert said. But Kazakhstan's Deputy Minter of National Economy Madina Abylkasymova insisted that all Russia can do is limit food shipments that are destined for Russia.
“Kazakhstan welcomes elections in Ukraine” - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan has expressed its view on the elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine that took place on October 26, Tengrinews reports. “Kazakhstan welcomes the election to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine that took place on October 26 this year,” the statement of the official website of the Ministry reads.
akipress.kg. “Azerbaijan unlikely to supply petroleum products to Kazakhstan, authorities say” - The Azerbaijani contractor, the company responsible for supplies, has not confirmed its readiness to deliver oil products to Kazakhstan, said Deputy Director General for Marketing at the Kazakh company KazMunaiGas Processing and Marketing Yerlan Koibagarov, the Kazakh and Azerbajani media reported November 1.
“Kazakhstan successfully defends its National Report on Human Rights” - Kazakhstan has successfully carried out the defense of the Second National Report on the implementation of international obligations in the field of protection of fundamental human rights and freedoms at the 20thsession of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, reports the Kazakh MFA on October 31.