U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a phone call with Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi said that promoting stability in Europe and Ukraine's territorial integrity in response to Russian aggression was a priority.
That's according to State Department Spokesperson Ned Price, Ukrinform reports.
According to the statement, both parties discussed the ongoing state of emergency in Kazakhstan. The Secretary of State reiterated the United States' full support for Kazakhstan's constitutional institutions and media freedom and advocated for a peaceful, rights-respecting resolution to the crisis.
Blinken also raised the priority of promoting stability in Europe, including support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity in response to Russian aggression.