Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov commented on protests in Kazakhstan. According to him, in Russia “they are convinced that Kazakhstani friends can independently solve their internal problems.”
Peskov noted that it is important that “no one outside intervenes” in the protests in Kazakhstan. He also noted that Kazakhstan did not ask for help from Russia in connection with the situation in the country.
The Russian Foreign Ministry, in turn, said that Moscow “counts on the earliest possible normalization of the situation in Kazakhstan through dialogue.”
For the fourth day in Kazakhstan, protests caused by a sharp rise in prices for liquefied gas have not abated. The rallies began on January 2 in Zhanaozen, later the residents of the city were supported in many other settlements. By the evening of January 4, protests, to which most people come out with political demands, gripped most of the country.
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