“Please do not & nbsp; disseminate deliberately false and & nbsp; speculative information. Elbasy holds a number of consultative meetings and & nbsp; is on & nbsp; direct link with & nbsp; & lt; & hellip; & gt; Kassym-Jomart Tokayev & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; says the & nbsp; entry on his spokesman's & nbsp; Twitter page.
It is also noted that & nbsp; Nazarbayev had several telephone conversations with & nbsp; “ heads of friendly states. ''
Riots in & nbsp; Kazakhstan
Mass protests in the & nbsp; republic began in the & nbsp; first days of 2022, the reason for & nbsp; discontent of residents of the cities of Zhanaozen and & nbsp; Aktau in the & nbsp; west of the country was a twofold increase in prices for liquefied oil & nbsp; gas used for & nbsp; refueling cars. Subsequently, people took to & nbsp; streets and & nbsp; in & nbsp; other cities, there were several clashes with & nbsp; Kazakhstani security forces, there are victims from all sides.
The participants in the events, which the authorities call militants or terrorists, made several attempts to storm the administrative buildings and & nbsp; police departments, they were recaptured. According to the & nbsp; & nbsp; UN data, about & nbsp; thousand people were wounded during the protests. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the republic reported that & nbsp; 18 security officials were killed.
Until & nbsp; 19 & nbsp; on January 19 & nbsp; the state of emergency is in effect throughout Kazakhstan, the authorities are cleaning the squares from & nbsp; instigators of the shares.
President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev dismissed the government and & nbsp; ordered to introduce regulation of selling prices for & nbsp; fuel, but the unrest continued. The head of state also headed the Security Council, at the & nbsp; first meeting of which he called the situation in & nbsp; Kazakhstan “ undermining the integrity of the state '' and & nbsp; reported that & nbsp; asked for & nbsp; CSTO help.
Members of the organization sent collective peacekeeping forces to & nbsp; the republic & nbsp; during the riots.
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