Peacekeeping has completed its mission in Kazakhstan

Protests broke out in Kazakhstan in early January, which turned into mass riots. In response to the situation, President Kasym-Żomart Tokayev asked the states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) for help. In response, Russia sent its troops to Kazakhstan as “peacekeepers”.

Putin: We have accomplished our task

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that the mission has ended. – Overall, it’s time to go home. We have accomplished our task, said Putin during a meeting with Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu.

The Russian president thanked the head of the Ministry of National Defense, the General Staff and everyone who led the operation. “I would like to express my hope that this practice of using our armed forces will be further studied,” said Putin, quoted by the TASS agency.

Military intervention in Kazakhstan

Pursuant to the decision of the CSTO Collective Security Council of January 6, 2022, the organization’s peacekeeping forces were sent to Kazakhstan for a specified period in order to stabilize and normalize the situation. The peace contingent consisted of units from the armed forces of Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

The Russian peacekeeping force in Kazakhstan has been assigned the task of protecting key strategic facilities in Almaty. On January 13, the CSTO started a several-day gradual withdrawal of soldiers.

On Monday, the President of Kazakhstan, Kasym-Żomart Tokayev, thanked Vladimir Putin for his help in stabilizing the situation in the country.

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