The President of Kazakhstan accepts the resignation of the government

'Accept the resignation of the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Temporarily assign the duties of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan to & nbsp; Smailov Alikhan Askhanovich & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; the text of the decree says. The document instructs government members to continue to fulfill their duties until the & nbsp; approval of the new cabinet. Since & nbsp; 25 & nbsp; February 2019, the government of Kazakhstan was headed by Askar Mamin. At the beginning of the year, residents of the cities of Zhanaozen and & nbsp; Aktau took part in & 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 &

Japan and South Korea announced the launch of an unknown projectile by the DPRK

In & nbsp; September last year, North Korea announced & nbsp; conducted tests of a hypersonic missile. Prior to & nbsp; this, the Joint Chiefs of Staff of South Korea reported that & nbsp; the North Korean military launched at least one missile in the & nbsp; side of the Sea of ​​Japan. In & nbsp; October, the DPRK again launched a missile in the & nbsp; side of the Sea of ​​Japan. The National Security Council (SNB) of South Korea expressed in & nbsp; connection with & nbsp; this “ deep regret '' and & nbsp; urged Pyongyang to return to & nbsp; peace talks.