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One of presidential candidates files lawsuit against 24.kg news agency

Yesterday, the candidate for the post of the President of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbay Jeenbekov, filed a lawsuit to the Sverdlovskiy District Court of Bishkek against journalist Kabay Karabekov and 24.kg news agency on the protection of honor, dignity and business reputation and on compensation for moral damage.

It is about publication on September 11 on the website of 24.kg news agency of article by Kabay Karabekov «Visit to Sochi. Repeated talks with the Kremlin about successor?»

The presidential candidate demands a refutation of the published information and compensation for moral damage — 5 million soms from each defendant.

This article was earlier removed from the website of 24.kg news agency at the request of the presidential candidate’s headquarters.