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Country

Kazakhstan

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Annex 2 State*

No

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Signature Date

1996-09-29

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Ratification Date

2002-05-13

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Monitoring Facilties

Location Type Treaty Code Status
Aktyubinsk Infrasound IS31 Certified
Aktyubinsk Auxiliary Seismic AS059 Certified
Borovoye Auxiliary Seismic AS057 Certified
Makanchi Primary Seismic PS23 Certified
Kurchatov Auxiliary Seismic AS058 Certified

Additional Information

Training activities hosted (selection):

  • On-Site Inspection Integrated Field Exercise, from 12 September to 08 October 2008, Semipalatinsk
  • Introductory Training Programme (ITP) for Station Operators, from 21 to 26 September 1998

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

Featured station: primary seismic station PS23, Makanchi

Facility Agreement entered into force on 5 December 2008, see CTBTO press release

EIF Activities

"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 

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