The measures taken by the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) made it possible to prevent a color revolution in Kazakhstan. This was stated by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko at a meeting with Belarusian peacekeepers.
“The success of your mission can be regarded as the emergence of an effective mechanism to combat the so-called color revolutions,” BelTA quotes the politician as saying.
He added that the peacekeepers helped stabilize the situation and restore constitutional order in Kazakhstan.
Lukashenka also stressed that the CSTO peacekeeping operation should be a signal for everyone who is “sharpening the sword” along the perimeter of the borders of Russia and Belarus. According to him, the contingent of the organization is able to quickly and efficiently complete any tasks.
The Belarusian leader believes that the threats faced by Kazakhstan are common to most states in the post-Soviet space. He also expressed confidence that the efforts of the CSTO countries would be appreciated in the neighboring republic.
Recall that on January 6, against the backdrop of mass riots and pogroms, peacekeepers from the Russian Federation, Belarus, Armenia, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan began to arrive in Kazakhstan. After the normalization of the situation on January 13, their withdrawal began, which will last until January 19.
Earlier, CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas called the entry of peacekeepers into Kazakhstan timely.