Protesters demonstrate against the results of a parliamentary vote in Bishkek on October 5. Photo: AFP Protesters demonstrate against the results of a parliamentary vote in Bishkek on October 5. Photo: AFP
Protesters demonstrate against the results of a parliamentary vote in Bishkek on October 5. Photo: AFP

China urges neighbour Kyrgyzstan to resolve election turmoil

  • Foreign ministry spokeswoman says Beijing is resolutely opposed to ‘external forces’ intervening amid protests against poll
  • Instability next door to sensitive Xinjiang Uygur region may make Beijing nervous, says scholar

Topic |   Central Asia
Protesters demonstrate against the results of a parliamentary vote in Bishkek on October 5. Photo: AFP Protesters demonstrate against the results of a parliamentary vote in Bishkek on October 5. Photo: AFP
Protesters demonstrate against the results of a parliamentary vote in Bishkek on October 5. Photo: AFP
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