Foreign Intelligence Service (Kazakhstan)

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Foreign Intelligence Service
«Сырбар» сыртқы барлау қызметі
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Flag of the Syrbar
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Official Emblem
Agency overview
Formed 2009
Preceding agency
  • Brlau Department of the KNB
Minister responsible
Agency executive
Website (Kazakh)

The Kazakh Foreign Intelligence Service (Kazakh: Қазақстан Республикасының «Сырбар» сыртқы барлау қызметі "Syrbar" syrtky barlau kyzmeti or just Syrbar) is Kazakhstan's primary external intelligence agency. The Syrbar is the successor of the Barlau Department in the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan since February 2009.

Cooperation with foreign intelligence services

An agreement on intelligence cooperation between USA and Kazakhstan was signed in 2010. This secret treaty covers cooperation of the CIA with the Kazakh Intelligence Service.


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