"Yes, by the order of the President he is temporarily dismissed from his duty. All the plenipotentiary and extraordinary ambassadors of Kazakhstan can be dismissed only by the President's order. Investigation is underway now. I cannot voice the details. He is in Astana," he said.
He said minister-councilor is acting as an ambassador of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan.
As it was reported, Utembayev is suspected of embezzlement on a large scale.
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