Aurek Babanov Photo: Tabyldy Kadyrbekov / Sputnik / RIA Novosti
Former presidential candidate in Kyrgyzstan, Babanov Imurek in respect of which in the country the two criminal cases, returned home. It is reported by Kyrgyz news Agency 24.kg.
It is reported that the disgraced politician arrived at the airport Manas in Bishkek at 14.40 local time (11.40 GMT) flight of the airline “Aeroflot”. At the gates of the airport he was met by about a hundred supporters. “I’m glad to be back. Am grateful for all the support,” he told people.
In 2019 this is the second attempt Babanov to return to Kyrgyzstan. The first one was taken in April, but was unsuccessful. The politician announced his return and even purchased plane tickets, but then changed my mind because of the messages about preparing provocations against his supporters.
The return of the disgraced politician is against the background of unfolding in Kyrgyzstan crisis, which began after the authorities ‘ attempts to arrest former President Almazbek Atambayev. After three unsuccessful attempts to storm the residence of the politician in the village of Koi-Tash, Atambayev decided to surrender. Subsequently he was placed in jail and charged with corruption.
Supporters of ex-President announced the start of an indefinite rally, the main requirement of which will be the resignation of the current President Sooronbay Zheenbekov. In the country, clashes of protesters with the security forces, people flock to Bishkek.
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