Expert: Russia may punish the West by banning the transit of oil from Kazakhstan

The suspension of oil transit from Kazakhstan through Novorossiysk is a very painful measure for the Kazakh elites and the West. About this to the correspondent IA REGNUM On June 23, said the leading expert of the Center for Military-Political Studies of MGIMO Mikhail Alexandroin.

Suspension of the transit of Kazakh oil through Novorossiysk is a painful issue for Kazakhstan“, – said the expert.

In general, the transit of its goods, which are mainly raw materials, to foreign markets is the most sensitive economic problem for Kazakhstan and for its partners in the West, Aleksandrov noted. Russia may well block the Kazakh transit of raw materials in order to punish the West, the political scientist recalled.

The alternative route through Azerbaijan is very costly and its transit capacity is severely limited“, the expert concluded.

Recall that on June 20, after the president’s harsh statements …

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