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Kyrgyz President dismisses some local councils

Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree «On the dissolution of some local councils of Batken, Jalal-Abad, Issyk-Kul, Naryn, Osh, Talas and Chui regions and the appointment of early elections," the Information Policy Department of the Office of the President of Kyrgyzstan reported.

The councils were dissolved after they failed to elect the heads of executive bodies of local self-government.

Recall, earlier the CEC proposed to dissolve 19 local councils, the President accepted the proposal.

Also, the decree «On the dissolution of the Jalal-Abad city council of Jalal-Abad region and the appointment of early elections» was signed. Earlier, the city council announced a self-dissolution.

Early elections to local councils are scheduled for Sunday, May 28.