NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev told a press conference at the Ak Orda Presidential Palace on 10 June that the elections were "open and fair" and vowed to fulfil “a mandate of trust” for the next five years.

According to Tokayev, over 1000 representatives of international missions, as well as about 350 journalists from 40 countries of the world, observed the election process.

The energy-rich Central Asian republic held its first-ever presidential elec...

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