Kazakhstan has reportedly made a formal protest against the Chinese government following the publication of a Chinese article claiming that the Central Asian nation was located in Chinese territory throughout history.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan said in a statement published on the ministry's website on Tuesday that the government had summoned senior Chinese diplomats in Kazakhstan. Protest for the article.

According to the statement, Kazakh officials held talks with Chinese ambassador to the country, Zhang Xiao, and during the discussion, the ministry protested the publication of an article on the Chinese website sohu. com titled "Why Kazakhstan wants to return to China?" Edit: Pang Kong