Kazakh President: the withdrawal of forces begins tomorrow pace

After confirming yesterday that the pursuit of “terrorists” will continue, Kazakh President Kassym Tokayev announced on Wednesday that the withdrawal of the forces of pace of the Collective Security Treaty Organization from Kazakhstan will start tomorrow, Thursday 13 January.

Tokayev said during a meeting at the Almaty headquarters today Wednesday that the orderly withdrawal of the maintenance unit of the pace Collective Security Treaty Organization will begin in a few hours.

Grateful to lead the unit

He added that negotiations were conducted with leaders of the countries concerned to complete the withdrawal, while he took the opportunity, as he described, to express his gratitude to the leadership of the unit for the work done. in these few days, as he stated.

He added that the withdrawal of the maintenance forces of the pace of the Collective Security Treaty Organization from Kazakhstan will take place after the completion of the tasks.

It is reported that maintenance unit of the pace were deployed in the cities of Nur-Sultan and Almaty.

coup attempt

Tokayev believed that his country had survived a coup attempt orchestrated by what he called a “single group”. In a speech delivered at a meeting of the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization via video link, he said that order has been restored in the country, but the search for “terrorists”, as he called them, keep it going.

He also indicated that the main objective of those violent protests was the seizure of power. He said: “The main slap was awarded to the city of Almaty . The fall of this city would have paved the way for control of the densely populated south and then the entire country, especially as they were planning to take over the capital.”

After defending his decision to invite Russian-led forces into the country, on Tuesday he announced that they would start leaving the country within two days, adding that the withdrawal would not last more than 10 days.

“Color revolutions”

While Moscow described what happened as unacceptable, stressing that it would not accept what it called “color revolutions”, in reference to the demonstrations supported from abroad, according to his conviction.

Interestingly, the large-scale demonstrations were more than a week ago, in protest against rising fuel prices, but in afterwards they have considerably expanded and transformed in a curse against the Tokayev government and 81-year-old former president Nursultan Nazarbayev, who still enjoys great influence in the country.

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