Putin, Tokayev discuss pullout of CSTO peacekeepers from Kazakhstan — Kremlin

Vladimir Putin,  Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

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# 13 January 2022 15:03 (UTC +04:00)

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Kazakh counterpart Kassym-Jomart Tokayev have held a telephone conversation to discuss the beginning of the agreed pullout of the CSTO contingents from Kazakhstan, the Kremlin’s press-service said on Thursday, APA reports citing TASS.

"Kazakhstan’s president reviewed the measures being taken to complete the restoration of order to the country in the light of effective operations by the CSTO collective peacekeeping force," the news release reads.

"The beginning of the agreed pullout of the CSTO member-countries’ contingents from the territory of Kazakhstan was discussed," the Kremlin said.