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Son-in-law Bishkek mayor, ex-driver of Kyrgyzavtomash get diplomatic posts

Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree according to which Azamat Usenov was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the People’s Republic of China. Information Policy Department of the Presidential Administration of Kyrgyzstan reported.

In addition, Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree appointing Erkin Sopokov a Consul General of Kyrgyzstan in the city of Istanbul.

The candidacies of Usenov and Sopokov were approved by the deputies of the Parliament last week.

By another decree, he dismissed Ambassador to China Kanaiym Baktygulova.