The border service noted that they are monitoring the situation in the neighboring country.
Hundreds of people gathered on the streets of Kazakhstan / photo: orda.kz
Kyrgyzstan has stepped up security on the border with neighboring Kazakhstan, where mass protests have begun today over rising gas prices.
It is reported by 24.kg with reference to the message of the border service of Kyrgyzstan.
“The border service of the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic is monitoring the situation in the neighboring republic and on the border territory. In case of aggravation of the situation, appropriate measures will be taken,” the border service said.
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Let us remind you that mass protests are taking place in Kazakhstan today. People went to rallies in many cities, demanding the resignation of the government. Protests are taking place in Zhanaozen, Kurik, Akshukur and other settlements. The largest is in Aktau, where the shift workers came on foot from the Kalamkas field.
People block roads, security forces try to stop protesters, fights break out.
In one of the largest cities of Kazakhstan, Almaty, an acute phase of clashes between protesters and police began.
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