Deputies of the Senate (upper house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan adopted a law excluding the Day of the First President of the Republic from the list of public holidays.
Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are SCO member states. Ensuring an environment of peace and stability, maintaining good neighborly and friendly relations between them is one of the important factors in maintaining peace and security in the region, the SCO Secretary General Zhang Ming said.
President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a decree on holding early presidential elections on 20 November.
An explosion occurred in a hotel building in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least three people and injuring 13 others, Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran told RIA Novosti.
Famous actor and director Sergei Puskepalis died in an accident in Yaroslavl region.
About 1.2 million electricity consumers were left without power in five regions of Mexico as a result of a magnitude 7.7 earthquake that hit the country’s west on Monday, the Federal Electricity Commission said.
The Kazakh parliament adopted amendments to the country’s Constitution establishing a seven-year presidential term and renaming the capital to Astana, the press service of the country’s majilis (parliament) said in a statement.
On 16 September, on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Samarkand, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ebrahim Raisi.
The Presidents of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan held face-to-face talks on the situation on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border after the Samarkand Summit.
China is ready to work with Russia in extending strong support to each other on issues concerning their respective core interests, Chinese President Xi Jinping said during a meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, here on Thursday.