The government of Kazakhstan promised the protesters to reduce the price of gas

“At the & nbsp; meeting, the decisions made in & nbsp; negotiations with & nbsp; initiative group of the city of Aktau, namely & nbsp; reducing the cost of liquefied gas and & nbsp; setting a price in & nbsp; 50 tenge (0.11 dollars. & mdash; & nbsp; Approx.ed.) for & nbsp; liter in & nbsp; Mangystau region in & nbsp; social responsibility of the national company & ldquo; Kazmunaigasash & rdpquo;, & ndquo; said in & nbsp; the message.

In addition, the protesters were guaranteed that & nbsp; their & nbsp; would not be & nbsp; held accountable for & nbsp; participation in & nbsp; protest action.

The parties agreed to resolve emerging issues in & nbsp; within the framework of the dialogue and & nbsp; current legislation.

At the beginning of the year, residents of Zhanaozen and & nbsp; Aktau, which are located in the & nbsp; oil-producing Mangistau region in the & nbsp; west of the country, went to & nbsp; unauthorized rallies, protesting against a twofold increase in the cost of liquefied 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. President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev instructed to form a commission to & nbsp; study the situation.

Rallies in & nbsp; support for protesters in the Mangistau region began and & nbsp; in the & nbsp; neighboring Atyrau and & nbsp; West Kazakhstan regions, and & nbsp; also in the capital & nbsp; & nbsp;/p>



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