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Kazakhstan: Russia-led forces to withdraw; new PM appointed

Al Jazeera, 12 Jan 2022
After a week of deadly unrest in Kazakhstan, Russia-led forces who were sent to quell riots are preparing to withdraw as President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev nominated a new prime minister.
Tokayev said on Tuesday that the contingent of troops he requested from the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), a military alliance of ex-Soviet states, would begin leaving the troubled Central Asian country in two days, with the pullout to take no more than 10 days.

Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports.

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