Russia-Kazakhstan: Summit Resolve* Difficult Issues
Among theilateral agreements Presidents Yel'tsin and Nazaibayev signed Monday are one mat commits Russia to consult with Kazakhstan before using the nuclear weapons currently in that country and another lo dismantle the urwiploded nuclear device at Semey. according to Russian press reports. The Ruaieni appear to hare gained their main objective in the negotiations inyear lease ojthe Baykonur space launch facility. |
Various economic agreements are designed to sustain ongoing efforts to preserve economic integration, particularly in northern Kazakhstan, but difficult problems such as oil pipeline transportation and large overdue debt payments between enterprises remain, Moscow is likely to continue to press for dual citizenship for ethnic Russian* in Kazakhstan but probably does not anticipate any concessions. IOriginal document.