Putin visits Kazakhstan in hopes of preventing Western Chinese influence in Central Asia: InfoQuest

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This was reported by the CNBC news agency. Russia sent a signal this week that it will not stand idly by while Western countries try to strengthen their relations with Central Asian countries, which were previously Russia’s sphere of influence. It is like Russia’s backyard

Mr. Vladimir Putin, President of Russia Putin’s visit to Kazakhstan on Thursday (9 November) aims to preserve his shrinking sphere of influence in the region, and Putin’s visit comes a week after Putin’s visit. Traveling to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

The Russian Kremlin said: Putin is scheduled to meet with Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of Kazakhstan, on Thursday (November 9), and the talks will focus on strengthening relations between Russia and the Russian Federation. Cooperation in Eurasia as well as regional and global problems

Russia wants to maintain its influence in Central Asia. The region includes Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. and Uzbekistan, all countries that were part of the Soviet state amid increasing economic competition from China and the growing geopolitical interests of the West. Which created dissatisfaction with Russia, and Russia does not accept this very much.

And more recently, Mr. Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s Foreign Minister – criticizing Western efforts to build relations in Central Asia This follows a series of meetings between Central Asian leaders and leaders of the United States and Europe this summer. Lavrov accused the West of trying to lure neighbors, friends and allies away from Russia.

By InfoQuest News Agency (09 Nov 23)

Tags: Kazakhstan, Putin

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