Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev attends a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia February 10, 2022. Sputnik/Sergey Guneev/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

March 16, 2022

NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Kazakhstan needs to switch from “superpresidential” rule to a presidential republic with a strong parliament, President Kassym-Jomort Tokayev said on Wednesday, proposing constitutional reform.

Addressing the Central Asian nation’s parliament, Tokayev also proposed changing the electoral system and re-establishing the constitutional court.

(Reporting by Tamara Vaal; Writing by Olzhas Auyezov; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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