Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov sent condolences to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov sent condolences addressed to President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev and the people of Kazakhstan in connection with numerous human casualties and injuries as a result of the tragic events of recent days, the state news agency TDH writes .

Peaceful protests began in Kazakhstan after the price hike for liquefied gas on January 2 and quickly escalated into pogroms and battles with government forces that lasted several days.

The first days of the Turkmen authorities ignored what was happening in the neighboring country and only on January 6, the country's Foreign Ministry expressed concern, calling on the Kazakh people to resolve the disputes that arose in the constitutional and legal field and in accordance with international norms and rules.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan