Kazakhstan

Annex 2 State*No
Signature Date30-SEP-1996
Ratification Date14-MAY-2002

Monitoring Facilities

LocationTypeTreaty CodeStatus
BorovoyeAuxiliary Seismic StationAS057Certified
KurchatovAuxiliary Seismic StationAS058Certified
AktyubinskAuxiliary Seismic StationAS059Certified
AktyubinskInfrasound StationIS31Certified
MakanchiPrimary Seismic StationPS23Certified

Additional Information

Facility Agreement: In force (5 December 2008), see CTBTO press release

Training activities hosted (selection):

Kazakhstan was the 93'rd State to ratify the CTBT, see CTBTO press release.

Featured station: primary seismic station PS23, Makanchi

Quote

"From the very first day of its independence, Kazakhstan has demonstrated to the entire world its sincere commitment to a future free of nuclear weapons…A major step in this direction would be the earliest entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)."
Foreign Minister Kairat Umarov at the 2011 Article XIV Conference in New York – full statement (PDF)

"The CTBT is one of the key instruments in the area of international security."
Former Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev in CTBTO Spectrum 14 - article (PDF)

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