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Kassym-Jomart Tokayev Declared Winner in Kazakhstan

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev Declared  Winner in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN - Kazakhstan’s interim president, the successor of Nursultan Nazarbayev, was declared the winner of Sunday’s presidential election, defeating six other government-approved candidates.
The country’s Central Election Commission said on Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of the vote with all the ballots counted and his nearest challenger, opposition candidate Amirzhan Kosanov, had about 16 percent.
Kazakhstan has thrived economically because of huge oil and gas deposits, and has played a constructive regional role in the past. (DOA).