Reform Proves Difficult in Former Dictatorship Kazakhstan

On November 18, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,, , With No Comments

On October 9, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a presidential decree granting former president Nursultan Nazabayev power to veto appointees to a majority of government leadership positions (5). This decree forbade Tokayev from unilaterally appointing “cabinet ministers, heads of various security forces and regional governors.” Tokayev will still maintain control…