New foreign minister appointed in Kazakhstan


Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed Yerlan Idrisov as foreign minister, presidential press service reported on Friday.

“To appoint Yerlan Idrisov as foreign minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, dismissing him as ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States,” the report says.

By another presidential decree, former Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov was dismissed and appointed as presidential aide.