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KAZAKH MINISTER NURKADILOV GESTURES AT NEWS CONFERENCE IN ALMATY.
Zamanbek Nurkadilov, head of Kazakhstan's emergencies agency and a former ally of President Nursultan Nazarbayev speaks to journalists in his office in Almaty, March 13, 2004. A rogue Kazakh minister said on Saturday he believed Nazarbayev and his family would try to control the oil-rich country for another 21 years, and was promptly fire for unprofessional conduct. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov SZ/CVI/ACM