So, the head of state urged the residents of the republic to show prudence and & nbsp; not & nbsp; not to succumb to provocations. He & nbsp; noted that & nbsp; residents need not & nbsp; conflict, but & nbsp; mutual trust and & nbsp; dialogue.
At the beginning of the year, residents of the cities of Zhanaozen and & nbsp; Aktau, which are located in the & nbsp; oil-producing Mangistau region to the country & nbsp; went to the & nbsp; rallies, protesting against a twofold increase in the cost of liquefied petroleum gas. As explained in the & nbsp; Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan, from & nbsp; 1 & nbsp; January prices began to be formed on & nbsp; electronic exchange trading on & nbsp; based on demand and & nbsp; supply. Tokayev instructed to create a commission to & nbsp; study the situation.
Rallies in & nbsp; support for residents of the Mangistau region began in the & nbsp; capital and & nbsp; many cities of the country.
It was reported about the arrest of several protesters.
According to the & nbsp; government commission after a meeting with & nbsp; activists, the cost of gas will be lowered, and & nbsp; participants in the rallies will not & nbsp; be held accountable.