President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev's decision comes a year after the deadly riots that killed 238 people.
Kazakhstan’s Prosecutor General says an investigation determined that those responsible from the protests were among senior government officials.
A recent trilateral meeting between Türkiye, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan has shown that Ankara can play a critical role in connecting gas-rich Turkic Central Asia with the West.
The Kremlin's spokesman said that President Putin proposed strengthening energy cooperation with Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan as the conflict in Ukraine draws changing economic challenges for Russia.
Delegations from Russia, Türkiye, Iran, Syrian regime, and Syrian opposition discussed ways to stabilise the situation in Syria.
According to early results, the current President Tokayev is leading the race with 82.45 percent of the votes.
Nearly 12 million voters of the vast Central Asian country are eligible to cast their ballots in the vote which is expected to cement incumbent Kassym-Jomart Tokayev's grip on power.
After widespread protests in January, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s government prepares to go for early elections with a campaign promise of transforming the country’s political structure and economic system.
The country's National Security Committee said a group of seven people was trying to organise large-scale riots and planning to attack administrative buildings and law enforcement offices with arms and projectiles.
Autopsies will be carried out and Kazakh environmental experts said soil and water samples from the area would be analysed.
Moscow remains open to peace talks with Ukraine, not aiming to destroy Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin says.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara and Astana will continue to work to strengthen connections in areas of transportation, energy and trade.
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