Delegations from Russia, Türkiye, Iran, Syrian regime, and Syrian opposition discussed ways to stabilise the situation in Syria.
According to early results, the current President Tokayev is leading the race with 82.45 percent of the votes.
Nearly 12 million voters of the vast Central Asian country are eligible to cast their ballots in the vote which is expected to cement incumbent Kassym-Jomart Tokayev's grip on power.
After widespread protests in January, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s government prepares to go for early elections with a campaign promise of transforming the country’s political structure and economic system.
The country's National Security Committee said a group of seven people was trying to organise large-scale riots and planning to attack administrative buildings and law enforcement offices with arms and projectiles.
Autopsies will be carried out and Kazakh environmental experts said soil and water samples from the area would be analysed.
Moscow remains open to peace talks with Ukraine, not aiming to destroy Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin says.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara and Astana will continue to work to strengthen connections in areas of transportation, energy and trade.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia in Astana.
Kremlin spokesman says Russian and Turkish leaders may discuss idea of holding Russia-West talks.
The early election may minimise risks from a potential deterioration of the economy and loss of public support amid geopolitical turbulence in the region, analysts say.
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signs bill limiting presidential mandates to a single seven-year term and reinstates capital's name that was changed in 2019 in honour of then-president Nursultan Nazarbayev.
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