New Kyrgyz PM claims presidential powers


Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov declared himself acting president of the country at a meeting with protesters in Bishkek.

“President Sooronbay Jeenbekov wrote a letter of resignation. Speaker of the Jogorku Kenesh Kanat Isayev refused to act as president and also wrote a statement. The powers of the president and...