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Unrest in Bishkek subsides

11.10.2020 202 просмотров

The situation in the capital of Kyrgyzstan has stabilized.


The situation in the capital of Kyrgyzstan, where since 5 October, riots and clashes between supporters of various political forces have continued, has stabilized. This was reported to TASS on Sunday at the Bishkek commandant's office.


“Currently, the situation in the city is stable, it is controlled by law enforcement officers and servicemen of the Armed Forces,” said a representative of the commandant’s office. According to him, several thousand representatives of the people's squads also help to protect public order. “On the first day of the curfew, no serious offenses were registered on the territory of the capital,” the interlocutor emphasized.


On 9 October, by the decision of the President of the country Sooronbay Jeenbekov, a state of emergency was introduced in Bishkek.


In social networks, users claim that supporters of Sadyr Japarov, who was appointed on Saturday as Prime Minister of the country, celebrated this event in the evening of October 10 on the square near the Government House almost until & nbsp; 23 pm. And they even organized fireworks. At the same time, the curfew in  Bishkek is in effect from  21 p.m. to  5 a.m.


Troops and military equipment have been brought into the city, roadblocks have been set up, entry and exit of citizens is restricted, the sale of alcohol after 18 pm is prohibited, and any public events, including rallies. In  in accordance with  the presidential decree on  the state of emergency the work of the media was limited, the commandant's office received the right to suspend the activities of political parties. Today, in the capital of the republic, almost all municipal services are operating as usual, public transport is functioning, and city streets are being cleaned.


On 4 October parliamentary elections were held in Kyrgyzstan. On the night of  6 October, representatives of the parties that did not enter the parliament after the elections staged mass riots in Bishkek, seized the buildings of government agencies, released ex-president Almazbek Atambaev and a number of other politicians from the pre-trial detention center. The CEC declared the election results invalid. The President called on party leaders to return the political process to the legal course and signed decrees on the resignation of the government and the prime minister, and also changed the heads of a number of law enforcement agencies.

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