BEIJING. December 27. KAZINFORM - Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) will take place in May next year in Shanghai (China), says the agency "Xinhua".
"China as one of the Member States of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia actively participates in the activities of the organization and supports the construction of the CICA full-fledged international organization," writes " Xinhua".
China adopted the mission presidency of the CICA for the period from 2014 to 2016.
The CICA is an international forum for strengthening cooperation to ensure peace, security and stability in Asia.
The idea of the CICA was first announced by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the 47th UN General Assembly session October 5, 1992 .
BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Mr. Erlan Idrissov held bilateral talks with his colleagues from China, Russia, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey on the sidelines of the 5th CICA Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Beijing.
BEIRUT. KAZINFORM - "The silence regime" came into force from 01:00 a.m. local time in the Eastern Ghouta area near Damascus and in the north of Latakia, the Syrian Armed Forces command said in a communique.