President Qasim-Jomar Tokayev has called on Russian forces to restore peace in Kazakhstan in the wake of the violence.
The United States on Tuesday called on Russia to “quickly” withdraw its troops sent to Kazakhstan at the request of Kazakh President Qasim-Jomar Tokaye in the wake of the violence.
Washington welcomes the return of peace to the Central Asian state, which was rocked last week by violence unprecedented since independence in 1991, Foreign Ministry spokesman Nate Price said.
“We also welcome President Tokayo’s announcement that the CSDO peacekeeping forces have completed their mission,” said Pryce, adding that 2,000, mostly Russians, were recruits from the Organization for Collective Security (OTSC) organization. Recovery of the Kazakh president.
Will start withdrawing in two days
“Until the CSTO forces withdraw, we will continue to call on them (as they say) to respect their commitment to a speedy withdrawal from Kazakhstan and respect human rights,” the US spokesman added. Diplomacy during a press conference.
Qasim-Jomart Tokayev announced that the withdrawal of the CSTO panel would begin in two days, that it would be “gradual” and that it would not take more than ten days. But Russian Defense Minister Sergei Soyko said the situation with the Kazakh authorities would be “fully confirmed” and “departed”.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken angered Moscow last week by declaring that “once the Russians get there, it will sometimes be very difficult to get them out.” Russian-backed Qasim-Jomar Tokayev called the uprising a coup attempt that killed dozens and injured hundreds, and arrested 10,000 more.