Former head of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan Alnur Musayev said that Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan gave in under pressure from Russian President Putin and agreed to assist him in the war against Ukraine.
According to Musayev, the authorities of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan at a confidential level expressed their readiness to provide Russia with military equipment and ammunition. Also, Russian is moving some of its contingent these Central Asian countries to Ukraine.
"Russia is also putting unprecedented pressure on Kazakhstan to join it in the war against Ukraine. According to the latest statements of Tokayev and our Foreign Ministry, it is noticeable that the Authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan are also ready to secretly provide assistance to Russia," Musayev said.
Kazakhstan’s president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a telephone conversation with Putin and asked him to find a compromise with Ukraine.
"When discussing the situation around Ukraine, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev noted the exceptional importance of reaching compromise agreements during the negotiations," Tokayev’s press service said.