Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced in a press conference on Tuesday that the Russia-led peacekeepers in the country have completed their mission and will begin their withdrawal on January 13, according to local media.
Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev says Russia-led forces will begin leaving in 2 days, promises reform, rein in inflation and boost wages while accusing predecessor Nursultan Nazarbayev of creating caste of wealthy elite.
Kazakhstan’s president says order has been restored after a week of unrest. More than 150 protesters were killed and over 8,000 were arrested.
What people are saying?
Joanna Lillis Tokayev has put the economic damage from the unrest at $2-3 billion. How awful to think of all that money going on re-building that could have been used to deliver improvements to socio-economic conditions that original peaceful protesters were demanding.
Syed Mehdi Though it is not yet clear,the speed & method used of spontaneous reaction says that it was out of ordinary public reaction against fuel price rise.Defenitely an engineered element got into this & turned into a serious threat to the country.