US warns 'world watching' Russian conduct in Kazakhstan

AFP , Thursday 6 Jan 2022

The United States on Thursday warned Russian troops deployed to Kazakhstan against taking control of the former Soviet republic's institutions, saying the world would watch for rights violations.

Protesting in Kazakhstan
This video grab taken from drone images courtesy by Azamat Sarsenbayev shows protesters gathering in a square outside an administration office in Aktau, the capital of the resource-rich Mangistau region in Kazakhstan on January 6, 2022. AFP

"The United States and, frankly, the world will be watching for any violation of human rights," State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters.

"We will also be watching for any actions that may lay the predicate for the seizure of Kazakh institutions."

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