Xi Jinping Sends a Verbal Message to Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

On January 7, 2022, President Xi Jinping sent a verbal message to Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.

Xi Jinping said in his verbal message that a large-scale riot occurred in Kazakhstan recently, causing heavy casualties and property losses. I would like to express my sincere condolences to you. You took decisive and strong action at the critical moment, quickly calming down the situation, which has shown your responsibility and commitment as a statesman and highly responsible stance towards the country and the people.

Xi Jinping stressed, China firmly opposes any forces undermining Kazakhstan's stability, threatening Kazakhstan's security, and damaging the peaceful life of the Kazakh people. China firmly opposes any deliberate attempt by external forces to provoke unrest and instigate a "color revolution" in Kazakhstan, as well as any attempt to harm the China-Kazakhstan friendship and disrupt the cooperation between the two countries. As a fraternal neighbor and permanent comprehensive strategic partner of Kazakhstan, China is ready to provide necessary support to the best of its capacity to help Kazakhstan tide over the difficulties. No matter what risks and challenges Kazakhstan encounters, China will always be a trustworthy friend and reliable partner of Kazakhstan, and the Chinese people will forever stand with the Kazakh people.