Nazarbayev: I had to agree to participate in early presidential elections

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Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev admitted that he had to give his consent to participate in the early presidential elections which will be held on 26 April.

“You know well the story about everyone’s desire to hold early elections. People asked me to do that and thousands of signatures made me agree with their opinion. I think people will express their opinions thanks to these elections and empower someone who would develop Kazakhstan helping the citizens to live better,” said Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstani presidential candidates are the following: the acting President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist People’s Party Turgun Syzdykov and Chairman of the Kazakhstani Federation of Trade Unions Abelgazi Kusainov.

Text by IA Novosti-Kazakstan

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