Kyrgyz troops in Ala-Too Square after President Sooronbay Jeenbekov declared a state of emergency in the capital. Photo: Reuters Kyrgyz troops in Ala-Too Square after President Sooronbay Jeenbekov declared a state of emergency in the capital. Photo: Reuters
Kyrgyz troops in Ala-Too Square after President Sooronbay Jeenbekov declared a state of emergency in the capital. Photo: Reuters

Kyrgyzstan’s embattled president to ‘step down in days’, new PM says

  • Kyrgyzstan has been gripped by unrest since a contested election that was subsequently annulled
  • President Sooronbay Jeenbekov has faced calls to step down from thousands of protesters who stormed government buildings

Topic |   Central Asia
Kyrgyz troops in Ala-Too Square after President Sooronbay Jeenbekov declared a state of emergency in the capital. Photo: Reuters Kyrgyz troops in Ala-Too Square after President Sooronbay Jeenbekov declared a state of emergency in the capital. Photo: Reuters
Kyrgyz troops in Ala-Too Square after President Sooronbay Jeenbekov declared a state of emergency in the capital. Photo: Reuters
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