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Bakyt Torobayev officially pulls out of presidential race

The Central Election Commission of Kyrgyzstan accepted the statement of presidential candidate Bakyt Torobayev on refusal to participate in the elections.

Leader of Onuguu-Progress party Bakyt Torobayev withdrew his candidacy from the presidential race in favor of another candidate- Omurbek Babanov. The politician made a statement about this at a meeting with residents of Kochkor-Ata town, Jalal-Abad region, on October 6.

Earlier, other candidate — Kamchybek Tashiev — pulled out of the race at his own request.