Kazakhstan launched a trend of secession from Russia in the CSTO, – international expert


Kazakhstan launched a trend of separation from Russia in the CSTO, – international expert

Kazakh President Kasim-Jomart Tokayev is resisting the dominance of Russian influence. Yes, the aggressor country has already understood that he is striving to become an independent player.

About this Channel 24Oleksandr Kraev, an expert at the Ukrainian Prism Foreign Policy Council, said. He explained that Tokayev's position is connected with Russia's failure to fulfill its promises.

Why Tokayev wants to secede from Russia

wide positions for his clan, new trade and economic agreements and easier conditions for the transportation of Kazakh energy. However, none of the promises were fulfilled. Yes, Tokayev does not like it, because Russia “dumped” him.

Russia has “abandoned” almost every participant of the Tashkent Pact (Collective Security Treaty Organization – Channel 24), so a simple question arises – why such an organization when the key security guarantor does not fulfill its powers? – the expert noted.

In addition, he also intimidates other members of the organization and tries to cut off their ways of income “out of his own pocket.” That is why Kazakhstan, as the largest and most powerful member of the CSTO after Russia, has become at the head of the movement to separate from the aggressor country in the organization.

Decentralization trend

According to Kraev, the question for Russia is not only in Kazakhstan, in particular, Armenia, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan already have them. “The Belarusian will soon have big questions when Russia runs out of money with which it” feeds “the Lukashenka regime,” the expert noted.

What Tokayev is doing now, all these steps are just the beginning of a decentralization trend in the CSTO,” Tokayev explained.

He added that an organization in which the leader does not fulfill his function cannot exist for a long time.< /p>

Kraev spoke about the situation in the CSTO: watch the video

Relations between Kazakhstan and Russia: in brief

  • The President of Kazakhstan, Kasim-Jomart Tokayev, during his speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 17, stated that he did not recognize the quasi-republics in the Donbass. This happened right in front of Vladimir Putin.
  • President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, during a telephone conversation with Tokayev, thanked him for his categorical refusal to recognize the quasi-republics in Donbas. The political leaders also discussed specific cooperation projects in the economy, energy and digitalization.
  • Kazakhstan decided to strengthen its army because of Russia's attack on Ukraine. Thus, the country increased its defense budget by 441 billion tenge, which is approximately $918 million.

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