ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL INTEGRATION AS THE MAIN PRINCIPLE OF EUROPEAN COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

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1) ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL INTEGRATION AS THE MAIN PRINCIPLE OF EUROPEAN COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES.
Good afternoon, Catherine Day. Thank you for your agreement to give an interview.
Good afternoon! Not at all! I would like to answer your questions.
As secretary-general, you are in charge of the overall coherence of the Commission’s work, and therefore you are quite well placed to evaluate. So, what would you say are the achievements up to now, and what are the areas for improvement?
First of all, I think, that the Commission has established itself once more with the member states as a «player». I think we went through a quite difficult time, when we seemed only to be arguing with the member states, when at least some of
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The provisions of Constitution have laid a basis for mutual trust and respect between all ethnic groups. So, how would you describe the efforts by the government to deal with religions here?
There is an issue that touches every citizen in any state. That is the question of security. Therefore the government faces the question of how to act when it comes to the issue of faith. There may be dangers but we cannot forbid anybody from believing, because it won’t work anyway and so let’s work together. Here in Kz there is a good foundation for such thinking.
Yes! I think that any citizen of Kz can see the great respect that Kz gives to religion, starting from the average citizen all the way to the President who continuously upholds and strengthens the Kazakh traditions of solidarity, respect for others and respect for any person who is a believer. So, what is your overall view of relations between various ethnic groups and religions in Kz?
An opportunity has been created in this country for all religious people to express themselves and they have all been given every opportunity to practice of their faith forbids the use of any terror. There are many conferences that are based on interfaith relations in this country. There are more than 100 nationalities here and everybody lives peacefully together. Firstly, this is thanks to the Kazakh people themselves, they were