Yerzhan Kazykhanov

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Yerzhan Kazykhanov in 2012

Yerzhan Khozeuly Kazykhanov (Kazakh: Erjan Hozeuly Qazyhanov, [jɛrˈʒɑn xɔˌzɛ.uˈlə qɑzəˈxɑnəf], born 21 August 1964) is the ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States.[1] Kazykhanov presented his credentials to President Trump on April 24, 2017.[2] Prior, he was Kazakhstan's Ambassador to the UK and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan from April 2011 to September 2012.[3][4]

Kazykhanov is a career diplomat and served as Kazakhstan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2003 to 2007.[5] He is married with two children.


  1. ^ "Event with His Excellency Erzhan Kazykhanov (New) Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the U.S."
  2. ^ "Ambassador Kazykhanov presents credentials to U.S. President Donald Trump". KazInform.
  3. ^ "Kazakhstan ex-Foreign Minister appointed as Assistant to President". Retrieved October 28, 2012.
  4. ^ "YERZHAN KAZYKHANOV NAMED NEW FOREIGN MINISTER OF KAZAKHSTAN". Embassy of Kazakhstan in Austria. 21 April 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2011.
  5. ^ "World should remember tragedy of Semipalatinsk". Kazinform. 28 August 2006. Retrieved 30 December 2010.