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19 January, Wednesday

CSTO sends peacekeeping forces to Kazakhstan

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The Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has decided to send peacekeeping forces to Kazakhstan, TASS quoted the Prime Minister of Armenia, the current chairman of the CSTO Nikol Pashinyan, APA reports.

“In connection with the appeal of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev and in view of the threat to national security and the sovereignty of the Republic of Kazakhstan caused, inter alia, by outside interference, the CSTO Collective Security Council, in accordance with Article 4 of the Collective Security Treaty, decided to send the Collective Peacekeeping Forces CSTO to the Republic of Kazakhstan for a limited period of time in order to stabilize and normalize the situation in this country, ” the organization said in a statement.

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