CSTO peacekeepers to withdraw from Kazakhstan starting Jan 13
NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Withdrawal of the CSTO Collective Peacekeeping Forces from Kazakhstan is set to start today, January 13, Kazinform reports.
The forces will be withdrawn within 10 days, the CSTO’s press service reports.
The withdrawal procedure will be approved by the Council of Defense Ministers of the CSTO member nations. Its extraordinary sitting is expected to take place today via videoconferencing.
As earlier reported, on January 12 the Head of State, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, received visiting CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas. The Head of State expressed gratitude to the country’s CSTO allies for their support and timely assistance amid the terror attack on Kazakhstan.
Credit: Khabar 24