State Duma deputies plan to leave CSTO peacekeepers in Kazakhstan forever

“They will be there all the time,” the deputy added, quoted by URA.RU. According to the head of the faction & quot; Fair Russia & mdash; For the truth & quot; & nbsp; & nbsp; Sergei Mironov, the CSTO peacekeeping contingent must be left in Kazakhstan on a permanent basis & nbsp; & quot; to combat undesirable phenomena in the country and protect the Russian-speaking population. Earlier, the Turkish newspaper Akit reported that Moscow had set several conditions to Kazakhstan before sending peacekeepers:

  • Recognition of Crimea
    Placement of Russian military bases
    Granting autonomy for the Russian population
    Returning the state status to the Russian language
    Источник This proposal was supported by the head of the Duma Committee for CIS Affairs Leonid Kalashnikov. ''
    & quot; Our military units can become a base for formation of a system of countering extremism in Kazakhstan. I propose to consider the issue of stationing CSTO servicemen in this republic on a permanent basis, since such a decision will bring peace and tranquility for years to come, '' the politician explained.