To enforce security. Send the forces of pace in Kazakhstan

The Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has announced that it will send pace in Kazakhstan in compliance with the Collective Security Council resolution for a limited time, after its president appealed to help those countries quell violent and deadly protests in His country.

“The main tasks of the collective forces of maintaining the pace of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will protect important government and military installations and assist law enforcement in the Republic of Kazakhstan to stabilize the situation and bring it back into the legal sphere, “he said today. in a note.

The forces of pace they also include units of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, the republics of Belarus, Armenia, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

This is what the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan announced that over 1,000 people were injured due to the clashes that took place during the demonstrations in the country.

To enforce security.  Send the forces of pace in  Kazakhstan
From demonstrations in Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan – Reuters

try to calm down

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev tried to calm public anger by sacking his predecessor Nazarbayev from the post of head of the National Security Council on Wednesday and assuming his responsibilities.

He also appointed a new head of the State Security Committee and fired a relative of Nazarbayev from the second highest position on the committee.

The Tokayev government has also submitted its resignation, but all these measures have failed to calm the road. Protests continued and demonstrators took control of an airport in Alma-Ata and all flights to and from the city were canceled.

Anger at the increase in the price of fuel

Interestingly, those protests, which killed dozens of protesters, and the killing of 13 security personnel, police announced, broke out. in at first, out of anger at rising fuel prices, but their reach quickly expanded to include the opposition of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is still holding broad powers in the former Soviet republic despite his resignation in 2019 after ruling the country for nearly three decades.

Nazarbayev, 81, is widely regarded as the main political force in the capital, Nur-Sultan, which bears his name.

His family is also believed to control much of the country’s economy, the largest in Central Asia. However, the man did not appear in public nor has he made any statements since the protests began.

Kazakhstan’s image as a politically stable country helped attract hundreds of billions of dollars under Nazarbayev in foreign investments in the oil and mining sectors.

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