Security and nuclear non-proliferation is a cornerstone of the Kazakhstan - United States relations. Kazakhstan considers the U.S. one of its most important partners in regional and global security. Bilateral cooperation was affirmed by President Donald J. Trump and President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the White House in January 2018. The two leaders reaffirmed the independence, territorial integrity, and sovereignty of Kazakhstan, as well as its role in advancing global peace and prosperity.
Nuclear Threat Reduction
Nuclear threat reduction is a cornerstone of US-Kazakhstan efforts to ensure regional stability. With a significant support from the US the country voluntarily destructed 1,300 nuclear warheads inherited from USSR under the Cooperative Threat R... Read more
Kazakhstan has assumed a critical leadership role in supporting US operations in fighting the common threats to security and stability in the region. In 2003, Kazakhstan sent military engineers to assist operations of the U.S. coalition in Iraq... Read more
Steppe Eagle Exercises
Kazakhstan has made strides in fighting organized crime and terrorism. The country annually hosts Steppe Eagle joint counter-terrorism and peacekeeping exercises between Kazakh, US and NATO forces. Thanks to these exercises and the military tra... Read more