U.S. strongly supports President Tokayev’s political modernization and human rights reform agendas

20.06.2022, 19:35

The United States strongly supports President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s political modernization and human rights reform agendasб and welcomes the June 5 referendum as the next step in this reform process, said Uzra Zeya, the U.S. Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights in her message to President Tokayev’s Special Representative for International Cooperation Erzhan Kazykhan.

“We stand ready to assist Kazakhstan as you embark on the difficult road of democratizing your government, building transparent and responsive institutions, and strengthening human rights protections, in coordination with an independent civil society,” said Uzra Zeya, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights. 

She also highlighted that the U.S. is committed to a secure, stable, prosperous and democratic Kazakhstan and looks forward to continue productive dialogue.

 

Translation by Saniya Sakenova

Editing by Saule Mukhamejanova