Russian Foreign Ministry on Tokayev's refusal to recognize LPR and DPR: We respect the position of Kazakhstan

Date: 13:02, 24-06-2022.

Almaty. June 24. KazTAG - Russia has stated that it respects the position of Kazakhstan regarding the status of the Lughansk and Donetsk regions of Ukraine, which declared their independence in the status of the so-called "Lughansk People's Republic" and "Donetsk People's Republic" (LPR and DPR).
“Russia respects Kazakhstan's position on the current international issues, including the Ukrainian conflict, and is not going to put pressure on it. This is one of those vivid examples in practice that we talk about a lot. (...) Our approaches may differ, but unlike Western regimes that do not tolerate dissent, despite their alleged commitment to democracy and pluralism, we respect our partners,” said Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, cited by Lenta.RU.

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