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Kazakhstan's President-elect Kassym-Jomart Tokayev speaks to the media after presidential elections in Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan, on Monday June 10, 2019 . An ally of Kazakhstan's former president was named winner of the presidential election on Monday in a vote marred by a police crackdown on protesters who criticized the result as an orchestrated handover of power. (AP Photo/Alexei Filippov)

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Illustration on the preservation of good relations with Kazakhstan by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Mikhail Kukushkin, of Kazakhstan, returns a shot to Nikoloz Basilashvili in a semifinal at the Memphis Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Mikhail Kukushkin, of Kazakhstan, returns a shot to Steve Johnson in a quarterfinal at the Memphis Open tennis tournament Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Mikhail Kukushkin, of Kazakhstan, returns a shot to Steve Johnson in a quarterfinal at the Memphis Open tennis tournament Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Mikhail Kukushkin, of Kazakhstan, returns a shot to Steve Johnson in a quarterfinal at the Memphis Open tennis tournament Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Mikhail Kukushkin, of Kazakhstan, waves to fans after defeating Steve Johnson, of the United States, 6-0, 6-4, in a quarterfinal at the Memphis Open tennis tournament Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura gestures while speaking to journalists as he arrives to attend the talks on Syrian peace in Astana, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. The face-to-face meeting in Kazakhstan's capital is the latest in a long line of diplomatic initiatives aimed at ending the nearly 6-year-old civil war. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura gestures as he arrives to attend the talks on Syrian peace in Astana, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. The face-to-face meeting in Kazakhstan's capital is the latest in a long line of diplomatic initiatives aimed at ending the nearly 6-year-old civil war. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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FILE - A Tuesday, July 31, 2012, photo from files of Maiya Maneza of Kazakhstan competing during the women's 63-kg, group A, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. Three female weightlifters from Kazakhstan, Maiya Maneza, Zulfiya Chinshanlo and Svetlana Podobedova have been stripped of gold medals from the 2012 London Olympics, Thursday Oct. 27, 2016, after failing retests of their doping samples. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

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FOR STORY 2022 BID - This photo taken on Friday, May 29, 2015, shows a central mosque in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The ex-Soviet nation of Kazakhstan in Central Asia will be the first majority-Muslim country to host an Olympics if Almaty defeats its rival, Beijing, in voting July 31 to select the host venue of the 2022 winter games. (AP Photo/Pavel Mikheyev)

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In this image taken from video, a Soyuz-U rocket blasts off from the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Friday, July 3, 2015. The unmanned cargo ship is heading to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions. (NASA TV via AP)

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In this image taken from video, a Soyuz-U rocket blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Friday, July 3, 2015. The unmanned cargo ship is heading to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions. (NASA TV via AP)

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Venus Williams of the United States returns a shot to Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday July 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)