Lukashenko: Analysis of the events in Kazakhstan shows presence of external factor

“The analysis of the events in Kazakhstan shows the presence of an external factor, of course. Their scenario is recognizable, as the Kazakhstan president has just said. One need not go far to find analogies: Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Ukraine, Afghanistan. Not so long ago Belarus went through a similar combined pressure,” said [Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko].

“We talk a lot about outside interference now. The president of Kazakhstan is right: the names, addresses, other information of those figures will be named soon. It is necessary to understand one thing though: the external factor will never be the only one. Behind all the external factors it is necessary to see the internal ones. This is a lesson that we have learned from the events in Belarus,” the head of state said.


Lukashenko describes events in Kazakhstan events as ‘attempt at foreign interference’

The recent developments in Kazakhstan are an attempt at foreign interference, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he visited a church in Minsk on Christmas, 7 January….

“The recent events are alarming. We are very much concerned about what is happening in Kazakhstan, one of our main allies. People are suffering, major cities are engulfed in unrest there,” the president said.


“We went through it. I repeatedly said that once we allow some cracks, water will pour in. A holy place is never empty. This is what happened in Kazakhstan. Foreign bandits took advantage of this and started to rock the boat, first of all, in the prosperous south,” the head of state said. “You’ll see soon. This is an attempt at foreign interference. Now we need to figure out who is behind these bandits.”

According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, the goal was to cut off the south of Kazakhstan. “Therefore, the south of Kazakhstan is so important for the current government, the current president of Kazakhstan. This is, by the way, the homeland of Kassym‑Jomart Tokayev. He was born in Almaty….”