Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev’s chosen successor Sooronbay Jeenbekov leads in presidential election

People vote at a polling station during the presidential election in the village of Koy-Tash, some 25 kilometers from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev’s chosen successor Sooronbay Jeenbekov was Sunday tipped to win a presidential election, defying predictions of a second round and fears of instability in the […]

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Government of President Almazbek Atambayev in Kyrgyzstan resigns after parliamentary coalition breakup

Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev The government of President Almazbek Atambayev in Kyrgyzstan has resigned shortly after his party broke up with the ruling majority coalition in the parliament. Atambayev signed a decree on his government’s resignation on Wednesday, the president’s website announced. He said the government’s resignation was due to the collapse of the coalition of the parliamentary […]

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