This week, it was announced in the country at the expert level on the air of federal channels that “Russia’s next problem is Kazakhstan”where possible “Nazi Trials”. Commenting on the first foreign visit of Kasym-Jomart Tokayev after his re-election to the post of president (it is expected that he will arrive in Russia on November 28), Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation, recommended not to pay attention to such harsh opinions.
“You shouldn’t pay attention to them,” the Kremlin spokesman said, adding that it’s better to focus on the friendly and allied nature of interaction between Moscow and Astana, on the most advanced partnership.
Earlier, political scientist Dmitry Drobnitsky on the air of the program “Evening with Vladimir Solovyov” called on other guests of the studio “pay attention that the next problem for Russia is Kazakhstan”and also recalled that in this country “many Russians”.
This broadcast was reacted in Kazakhstan. Thus, Deputy Foreign Minister of the country Roman Vasilenko said that such statements should be responded to, first of all, in Russia itself – and at the level of authorities.