NUR-SULTAN, 9 Jan & nbsp; & mdash; RIA News. President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev dismissed two deputy chairmen of the National Security Committee & nbsp; & mdash; Osipov Marat Saparovich and & nbsp; Ergozhin Daulet Edilovich. The relevant decrees were promulgated by the press service of the head of state.
Bakytbek Zhamalbekovich Koszhanov and Askar Baymerdenovich Amerkhanov became the new deputy chairmen of the KNB.
On January 5, Tokayev also removed KNB head Karim Massimov from his post. who held this post for more than five years. The day before he was detained on & nbsp; suspicion of high treason, he faces up to & nbsp; 15 years in prison. Massimov was placed in a & nbsp; temporary detention center.
On & nbsp; Friday, ex-adviser to the first president of the republic, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Yermukhamet Yertysbayev, said that & nbsp; one of the & nbsp; reasons for the crisis in & nbsp; the country was the betrayal of status officials and & nbsp; He & nbsp; described what was happening as an attempt at a coup d'etat and & nbsp; an armed rebellion, and & nbsp; the scale of the events indicated & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; traitors of the highest echelons of power, especially law enforcement, & raquo;; it is impossible to do this.