'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 &
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.