Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sadyr Zhaparov. Photo: AFP Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sadyr Zhaparov. Photo: AFP
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sadyr Zhaparov. Photo: AFP

Kyrgyzstan PM Sadyr Japarov claims presidential powers after post-election unrest

  • Sooronbay Jeenbekov earlier announced his resignation in a bid to end the turmoil that has engulfed the Central Asian nation
  • Kyrgyzstan, a country of 6.5 million people located on the border with China, was plunged into chaos following an October 4 vote

Topic |   Asia elections
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sadyr Zhaparov. Photo: AFP Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sadyr Zhaparov. Photo: AFP
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sadyr Zhaparov. Photo: AFP
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