The Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in a statement said that they are concerned about the recent unrest in Kazakhstan and have urged both the government and protesters to resolve issues through talks.

Spokesperson of the ministry Abdul Qahar Balkhi in a Twitter post said that Afghanistan is closely monitoring the situation in Kazakhstan and that as a close neighbor and economic partner state, IEA is concerned.

“IEA urges both government and protestors to resolve issues through talks and peaceful means, and to return calm and stability to the country.” Reads the Twitter post.

Thousands of furious protestors that took to streets in Kazakhstan capital Almaty have made the cabinet declare a state of emergency and the president has failed to control the unrest.

The President has asked Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) to interfere and help him contain the unrest.

Demonstrations in Kazakhstan erupted after spike in prices of fuel.