The European Parliament overwhelmingly adopted a resolution demanding a proper international investigation into the crimes committed against the people of Kazakhstan during the violence.
Central Asian country lifts security measures in capital Nur Sultan and largest metropolis Almaty, officials say, more than two weeks after protests over fuel hike snowballed into nationwide turbulence.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, who appeared in a video address for the first time since unrest rocked Kazakhstan this month, has also rejected rumours that he was abroad.
While Russia is the most influential power in Kazakhstan, the Netherlands and the US are the two biggest investors in Central Asia’s largest state.
President Tokayev says his predecessor and mentor Nursultan Nazarbayev created a caste of the wealthy elite in the Central Asian country after unrest erupted last week over a hike in fuel prices.
Tehran is wary of destabilisation in Central Asia, which could pose a threat to its economic and national security.
President Tokayev declares an end to "attempted coup d'etat" in the energy-rich Central Asian country, and promises Russian-led troops deployed to quell unrest will go home "soon."
While both countries compete for influence over the Kazakh establishment, they are on the same page when it comes to opposing a colour revolution in Astana.
Kazakhstan President Tokayev has accused foreign fighters from Central Asian countries and the Middle East of striving to create a "zone of controlled chaos" in his country.
The country's former capital Almaty had been nearly completely offline since Wednesday, but local and foreign websites were accessible again on Monday.
Last week's protests sparked by fuel prices killed 164 people including 16 members of the police or national guard, with some 5,800 people detained, authorities say.
Kazakh president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s office has said that order has been restored in the country, as troops from a Russian-led military alliance continue to guard 'strategic facilities.'
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