Veteran Kazakh leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly resigned on Tuesday after three decades in power, saying his oil-rich Central Asian nation now needed "a new generation of leaders".
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly resigned after three decades in power, in what appeared to be the first step in a choreographed political transition that will see him maintain considerable political power. The 78 year-old former...
Kazakhstan's new president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev handed the key post of senate speaker on Wednesday to a daughter of his predecessor Nursultan Nazarbayev, who unexpectedly resigned a day earlier after..
The last remaining Soviet-era head of state has stepped down, CNN reports. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his resignation Tuesday. Nazarbayev held office for nearly three decades. The..