Nazarbayeva commented on Lavrov's speech


Majilis deputy Dariga Nazarbayeva commented on the statement of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that "Kazakhstan has witnessed xenophobia against Russian-speakers," the national portal Adyrna reports citing

Lavrov made this statement in an article on Kazakh-Russian relations published in Rossiyskaya Gazeta on November 9.

"I sincerely regret that such a statement was made at the highest level in Russia due to individual nationalism in the marriage," said Nazarbayeva, who said that "xenophobia" can be seen even in Russia. This happens in our country and in other countries. This reaction will surprise and disappoint many Kazakhstanis, "he said.

According to him, more than a hundred nationalities live in Kazakhstan, the constitution enshrines the status of the Russian language, the Russian language is taught in schools, colleges and universities, and millions of Kazakhs do not see any "xenophobia" around Russians.

National portal "Adyrna"

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