People rally to demand the impeachment of Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov on October 7, 2020. Photo: AFP People rally to demand the impeachment of Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov on October 7, 2020. Photo: AFP
People rally to demand the impeachment of Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov on October 7, 2020. Photo: AFP

Kyrgyzstan opposition factions make rival power grabs as prime minister quits

  • Left isolated by the resignation of PM Kubatbek Boronov’s government on Tuesday, President Sooronbai Jeenbekov has called for all party talks
  • Two presidents have been overthrown in Kyrgyzstan in the past 15 years, and long-time ally Russia expressed concern as protests spread across the country

Topic |   Central Asia
People rally to demand the impeachment of Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov on October 7, 2020. Photo: AFP People rally to demand the impeachment of Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov on October 7, 2020. Photo: AFP
People rally to demand the impeachment of Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov on October 7, 2020. Photo: AFP
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