The unrest in Kazakhstan was triggered by protests over rising fuel prices. Photo: AP
The unrest in Kazakhstan was triggered by protests over rising fuel prices. Photo: AP

Xi Jinping sends message of support to Kazakhstan’s Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as unrest continues

  • Chinese leader says Beijing opposes any attempts by foreign forces to cause trouble and backs security crackdown
  • China is concerned unrest may spill across the border into Xinjiang and it has extensive investments in the country under the Belt and Road Initiative

The unrest in Kazakhstan was triggered by protests over rising fuel prices. Photo: AP
The unrest in Kazakhstan was triggered by protests over rising fuel prices. Photo: AP
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