Recent border clashes killed nearly 100 people from the two neighbouring Central Asian states, signalling their friction could destabilise the entire region.
Moldova, a neighbouring state to Ukraine, has a breakaway region called Transnistria, where Russians have troops. Recently Moldova asked Russians to leave the region, angering Moscow.
The funds released are separate from the Presidential Drawdown Authority (PDA), under which Biden has been able to order transfers of weapons and ammunition to Ukraine's forces from existing US military stockpiles.
As the Ukraine conflict makes Black Sea shipments difficult, Kazakhstan looks at an alternative route to export its oil to Europe.
The measure was being taken to "ensure the safety of citizens, protect their rights and freedoms (and) restore law and order" in the territory, presidency said in a statement.
The stakeholders discussed a range of issues, from expanding the bloc's rapid force to reviewing the Nordic states’ NATO membership bids.
It is part of a strategic transportation route that extends from Azerbaijan’s Baku to Türkiye’s Kars province, passing through Armenia.
Escalating tensions between the Western alliance and Russia have revived the long political dispute between Moscow and Tokyo, a NATO ally, on the islands in the Pacific.
China will launch a spacecraft carrying three astronauts on a scheduled flight to the core module of the unfinished Chinese space station, where they will work and live for six months.
The parade is an annual event since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 but it has gained prominence during President Vladimir Putin's two decades in power as a display of military muscle.
Though most wouldn’t recognise his name today, President Nursultan Nazarbayev's predecessor was known by almost everyone in the Central Asian country 30 years ago.
Both states are part of the European Union and have tried to maintain neutrality - until Russia’s recent offensive in Ukraine.
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