“Due to the serious epidemiological situation, it was decided to postpone the traditional celebrations on the occasion of Victory Day until next year,” he wrote on Facebook.

The President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will congratulate his compatriots in a special address, the veterans of the Great Patriotic War will be provided with material assistance.

A military parade in honor of Victory Day is also not planned in 2021.

In April, Kazakhstan recorded an increase in the number of detected cases of coronavirus due to the circulation of British and South African strains of COVID-19.