The Presidential Administration of Kazakhstan announced Tokayev's address to the nation The President's address will be shown on republican TV channels, Tokayev will speak with him in the near future. Earlier, against the background of protests in the republic, the Internet was turned off
President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev will address the population amid protests that began after the rise in prices for liquefied gas. The Orda.kz portal was informed about this by the press service of the presidential administration.
According to the portal, Tokayev's appeal will be shown on republican TV channels. The president will speak with him in the near future.
In four regions of Kazakhstan & mdash; Nur-Sultan, Alma-Ata, Alma-Ata and Mangistau regions have previously introduced a state of emergency. It provides for a ban on the sale of weapons, restriction of freedom of movement, a special regime for the circulation of drugs and alcohol, as well as bans on strikes and public events.
In the republic, the protest actions that have begun after a sharp rise in the price of automobile gas. Later, the protesters turned to political demands and stormed the buildings of city administrations in Alma-Ata and Aktobe, and also seized the old residence of the president.
Amid the unrest in Kazakhstan, the Internet was turned off. The sites of local media and government bodies turned out to be inaccessible.
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