NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – A presidential candidate from the public association Khalyk Demography Zhumatai Aliyev failed exams on the knowledge of the state Kazakh language, Central Election Commission (CEC) member Lyazzat Suleimen told a briefing on 2 May. The presidential elections in Kazakhstan will be held on 9 June.

“The CEC adopted the relevant protocol that presidential candidate Zhumatai Aliyev does not comply with the requirement of Article 41 of paragraph 2 of the Constitution of Kaza...

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