Two criminal cases were opened on the facts of food speculation in Kyrgyzstan. The First Deputy Prime Minister Erkin Asrandiev announced at a meeting of the parliamentary committee on budget.
According to him, employees of the State Service for Combating Economic Crimes revealed facts of food sales at inflated prices during a raid.
The government assures that there will be no shortage of food in the country.
«There are enough food products in the country. Kazakhstan has declared a state of emergency, but restrictions on crossing the border are applied only to people. Cargoes with groceries and essential goods will be passed,» Erkin Asrandiev said.