Ex president of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaayev refused to come to interrogation in MIA

Date: 14:43, 09-07-2019.

Almaty. July 9. KazTAG - Almazbek Atambayev, ex president of Kyrgyzstan, has refused to come to interrogation in the Ministry of Interior Affairs sending everyone to his lawyer, reports KyrTAG with a reference to Radio Azattyq.
"The investigation service of MIA sent a summon to the address of Atambayev residency in Koi-Tash village. He was invited to come to interrogation as a witness on pretrial investigation. Bailiffs could not hand the summons to Atambayev personally. Through his assistant Atambayev said that the investigation service must apply to his lawyer," reads the message.
Sergey Slesarev, lawyer, said "deprival of the status of ex president is illegal as Atambayev has had the status since 2003, while the order of Zhogorku Kenesh dated June 27 is based on the edit of the document dated May 15 2019.
According to Slesarev Zhogorku Kenesh took the decision in violation of Constitution which did not give the right to the Parliament to deprive ex president of the status.

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