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Opinion

Kazakhstan must look beyond the Belt and Road

Nazarbayev needs to interest other powers to avoid overdependence on China

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Many of the eastbound shipping containers transiting the Kazakh-Chinese border zone of Khorgos are empty.   © Reuters

At Khorgos, the Kazakh border town which is the first stop on the new Silk Road to Europe that Beijing has been building and promoting, China's presence is overwhelming.

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