President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a telephone conversation with Belarusian head of state Alexander Lukashenko. This was reported by BelTa.
The presidents discussed the situation and situation in Kazakhstan, as well as further actions.
A day earlier, Lukashenko called the former President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev.
According to the President of Belarus, the situation in Kazakhstan is an attempt to attack the post-Soviet countries along the perimeter of Russia in order to drown it in blood.
On January 2, mass protests began in Kazakhstan. This happened after the government decided to raise gas prices from 60 to 120 tenge. The protests quickly escalated into riots and clashes with the police. On January 4, the government commission announced its decision to reduce the gas price to 50 tenge. On the night of January 5, the country’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced the introduction of 180-day state regulation of prices for fuel and food in the country.