Former President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov was granted the status and privileges prescribed by law. The corresponding decree was signed on Friday by the acting head of the republic Sadyr Japarov, TASS reports.
On the eve, Jeenbekov announced his resignation amid the political crisis that erupted in the country after the October 4 parliamentary elections. The politician stressed that for him, peace and the integrity of the state are above all.
Meanwhile, the press secretary of the ex-president Tolgonai Stamalieva told the 24.kg newspaper about Sooronbai Jeenbekov's future plans. According to the woman, now he plans to devote more time to his family.
It is noted that in the future, the former leader of the Kyrgyz state duraty wants to engage in public activities, "using his experience in the interests of the people."
Currently, Sadyr Japarov is acting as president in the republic.
As it became known earlier, the early presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan, presumably, will be held on January 17, 2021, while the repeated parliamentary elections in the country may take place on December 20.