Deputy PM of interim Kyrgyz gov't resigns for parliamentary elections

20:59, July 12, 2010      

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Deputy Prime Minister of the interim Kyrgyz government Omurbek Tekebayev resigned on Monday to prepare for the forthcoming parliamentary elections.

As the new constitution was passed in a national referendum last month, the interim government would be dissolved, allowing party leaders to prepare for the parliamentary elections slated for October.

Tekebayev, who heads the Ata-Meken party, said earlier that he would step down as the deputy prime minister no matter when the elections would be held.

The three-party interim government was made of the Ata-Meken, headed by Tekebayev, the Social Democratic Party led by Almaz Atambayev and the Ak-Shumkar party led by Temir Sariyev.

Source: Xinhua

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