Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s first foreign visit, a week after his reelection victory, was to Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
Last week’s poll could be prelude to new era in Kazakhstan, expert says.
Central Election Commission says Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won 81.3% of vote based on preliminary results; re-elected leader says he must now justify the confidence that his people have expressed in him.
Less than three months after incumbent Kassym-Jomart Tokayev called snap election, the people of the Central Asia country are choosing their leader for the next seven years.
According to the large-scale survey, the Soviet legacy continues to allocate a moderate role to religion in Jewish life, making the connection between Judaism and Jewish identity less straightforward
Both men are in the Kazakh capital of Astana to attend the sixth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA).
The sudden influx of Russians escaping Vladimir Putin's mobilization has worried and even angered some locals in Kazakhstan.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has repeatedly called for the resolution of the Ukrainian conflict in line with the United Nations charter.
RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS: Israel’s chief rabbis joined the pope, leading Sunni religious imam in Kazakhstan to urge for peaceful resolution of conflicts, international cooperation in facing climate change.
Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan also warned their citizens of legal repercussions in case of involvement in the war in Ukraine.