The Former head of the intelligence agency From Kazakhstan, Karim Massimov, Fu He was arrested on treason charges When Riots this week In a Central Asian country. At the same time President Kassym Jomart Tokayev has declared January 10 as National Day of Mourning “The casualties are the result of tragic events in various parts of the country,” said Kazakh President’s Press Secretary.
Karim Massimov, the former Kazakh intelligence chief and prime minister, is a longtime ally of former President Narsultan Nazarbayev, and was ousted this week after protesters stormed government buildings in the city of Almaty from the post of KNB chairman. Country. Hours after his arrest, Tokayo’s press office announced the departure of Assam Aptimonov, deputy secretary general of the National Security Council. Prior to his dismissal, Aptimonov attended meetings of the National Security Council’s Counterterrorism Center in the fight against cyber threats and destructive religious movements.
Almost a week after the eruption of protests against rising gas prices, it has led to criticism of former President Nazarbayev and himself. Heir Tokayev, Kazakh President and Russian President Vladimir Putin have long maintained telephone security. “They exchanged views on measures to restore order in Kazakhstan.”The Kremlin said the two leaders were in permanent contact.
Tokayev called for the cooperation of the Russian-led Joint Security Agreement to assist local security forces in the face of growing opposition this week. About 2,300 troops were sent to Kazakhstan by the CSTO. Toykov says deployment is temporary. However, the Secretary of State has already spoken out against the decision.
“One lesson from recent history is that if Russians enter your home, sometimes it is very difficult to get them out,” said Anthony Blinken, head of US diplomacy. For its part, The Russian Foreign Ministry criticized the diplomat’s comments and dismissed Washington’s comments as a “crude” attempt to “mock the tragic events in Kazakhstan”..
“When Americans are in your home, it is difficult to stay alive and not be robbed or raped.”, Confirmed Russian diplomacy in referring to invasions in the lands of Native Americans, as well as in countries such as Korea, Vietnam, Panama, and Iraq.
Kazakh officials promised that the situation would be under control, but President Dokayev warned that the police had the power to open fire without warning and refused to negotiate with protesters. The executive office said it would be announced next Monday Day of mourning. “Regarding the many victims of the tragic events in various parts of the country,” they pointed out from the presidency.