Government of Kazakhstan resigns

Government of Kazakhstan resigns
Government of Kazakhstan resigns

The government in Kazakhstan has resigned. The president of the country, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, signed the decision on the resignation of the government after the protests. According to, the information is spread by DW.

Rallies were held in several cities in Kazakhstan. Protesters were against the increase in natural gas tariffs.

Clashes broke out between protesters and police.

Tokayev has nominated Alikhan Smailov as acting prime minister. A two-week state of emergency has been declared in Almaty and West Mangystau Province.

A curfew was imposed from 11:00 to 7:00. In addition, mass gatherings were banned.

According to various media outlets, dozens of people have been detained in several cities, including journalists.

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