President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov, since the beginning of the crisis in the country that erupted after the parliamentary elections, spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin several times, TASS reports, citing the press service of the Kyrgyz leader.
They clarified that Jeenbekov spoke with Putin on the phone several times. The Kremlin did not report these conversations.
Jeenbekov also met on Monday with the deputy head of the presidential administration of Russia Dmitry Kozak, the new prime minister of the republic Sadyr Japarov also took part in the meeting.
The press service of Jeenbekov noted that the Russian side "expressed concern and offered its assistance" to resolve the situation in Kyrgyzstan, they also added that the Russian Federation and Kyrgyzstan are partners in many international organizations, in particular the CSTO, EAEU, CIS and SCO.
Let us remind you that against the background of the riots that broke out in the republic after the parliamentary elections on October 4, the President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov introduced a state of emergency in the capital. The protesters demanded a repeat vote. A curfew was imposed in Bishkek. Earlier, the Kyrgyz parliament approved a new government, which will be headed by Sadyr Japarov.
Earlier it was reported that the former President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev was placed in a pre-trial detention center of the State Committee for National Security of the republic.