The European Union has expressed its readiness to support de-escalation and stability in Kazakhstan.
Josep Borrell, the European Union (EU) High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, wrote on Twitter that they will continue to monitor the situation closely.
"Received debrief on the situation in call with Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi. Important that rights and security of civilians are guaranteed”, he wrote on Twitter.
The European Union on Thursday called on Russia to respect the sovereignty and independence of Kazakhstan against the background of sending Russian airborne troops to the republic to suppress mass protests. The European Commission also called on all sides to show restraint.
The EU representative said that the violence must stop and the EU is ready and willing to support dialogue in the country.
Borrell added that the CSTO assistance to Kazakhstan evokes memories of situations that should be avoided.
Josep Borrel, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, noted the need to be cautious about the presence of foreign troops on the territory of Kazakhstan.