According to Kazakh media, the announcement is scheduled for the morning.
The president may make such a decision against the backdrop of the outbreak of protests / photo: REUTERS
Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, the president of Kazakhstan, overwhelmed by protests, plans to announce the resignation of the country’s government.
The portal reports about this in its Telegram channel. Zakon.kz with reference to information from our own sources.
“The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan plans Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev to announce the resignation of the government in the morning,” the message says.
Read alsoPresident of Kazakhstan dismisses Nazarbayev’s daughter from the post of Speaker of the SenateRecall that earlier, due to the protests that flared up in the country, Tokayev introduced a state of emergency (state of emergency) in Almaty and in the Mangistau region from January 5 to 19.
Massive protests began in the country on January 2 after a jump in prices for liquefied gas.
In Almaty on January 4, protesters and police clashed late in the evening. Tear gas was used against the demonstrators, and rubber bullets were also fired at the crowd. The city center is covered in smoke from stun grenades. The protesters, in turn, began to burn police cars.
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