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Tokayev heads up Kazakh security council, pledges 'maximally tough action'.

Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has announced that he will now lead the national security council, which was previously led by former head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev.

"As the head of state and, from this day, as chairman of the Security Council I intend to take maximally tough action," Tokayev said in a statement broadcast on the state television channel Khabar 24 on Wednesday.

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