OREANDA-NEWS All restaurants of the McDonald's chain in Kazakhstan have suspended work, according to the company's Instagram account (owned by Meta, whose activities are recognized as extremist and banned in Russia).

They explained this for "technical reasons", but did not provide details and promised to inform when the restaurants would reopen.

Nur.kz reports that complaints in social networks about the inability to order delivery or get into restaurants began to appear on the night of July 5.

McDonald's started operating in Kazakhstan in 2016. Now there are 23 chain restaurants in the country, they are located in six cities: Alma-Ata, Nursultan, Karaganda, Kostanay, Aktobe, Atyrau.

In March, despite the suspension of McDonald's in Russia (on May 16, the company announced its final withdrawal from the Russian market. The chain was bought out by the co-founder of Neftekhimservice, Alexander Govor, who developed franchise restaurants in Siberia. She started working under the brand "Delicious — period"), the company announced that it would continue to work in Kazakhstan as normal.