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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty: Date Announced For New Kyrgyz Parliamentary Elections


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BISHKEK — Kyrgyzstan’s Central Election Commission (BShK) has set December 20 as the date for new parliamentary elections after and October 4  vote was annulled following public protests that ousted the government and the parliament speaker and led to the resignation of President Sooronbai Jeenbekov.

The date for the new parliamentary elections was approved by the BShK on October 21.

After Jeenbekov’s resignation last week, lawmakers elected Sadyr Japarov, a former nationalist…

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