Atambayev waiting for official statement of authorities, Jeenbekov commented on the situation
Almaty. August 8. KazTAG - According to Irina Karamushkina, deputy of Jogorku Kenesh, ex president of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev and his supporters are waiting for an official statement of the authorities, reports KyrTAG.
"Karamushkina said that more than 3000 supporters of Almazbek Atambayev were guarding the residence in Koy-Tash in the morning on August 8. She said more than 5000 supporters of Atambayev took part in the night events. After the task forces stopped the operation, many people went home. But more than 3 thousand people remained in the village and Atambayev’s house. The deputy also said that Atambayev and his supporters are waiting for an official statement from the authorities, ” reads the message.
According to Karamushkina, "Atambayev does not intend to aggravate the situation."
“The deputy also confirmed that six task force officers are in the house of Atambayev," said the message.
President of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbay Jeenbekov, has already commented on the situation.
“Atambayev violated the Constitution and the laws of Kyrgyzstan, he strongly opposed the legal investigative measures. Kyrgyzstan is a legal state. The state’s duty is to ensure strict compliance with the regulations of the law by all citizens, ” he said at a meeting of the Kyrgyzstan Security Council.
Atambayev remains at his residence in Koy-Tash village, where a meeting of the “people's headquarters” is planned to be conducted.
Extraordinary session of Jogorku Kenesh will be held in the afternoon.
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