President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev gave an interview to TIME magazine columnist, political scientist and president of the Eurasia Group research center Ian Bremmer, during his working visit to
As the magazine noted, the head of Kyrgyzstan with unusual candor told about the challenges facing his country — about his disappointment with U.S. leadership and its approach to the fight against ISIS, his friendship with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, and how Kyrgyzstan has thrived as a Muslim majority democracy.
Answering the question of political scientist whether great relations of
«All the neighboring countries, including the big ones, have gotten used to the fact that
Of course, some countries in the region don’t approve of our chosen path of parliamentary democracy. They don’t like it that the President of Kyrgyzstan has decided to be in office for only a single term. Some leaders think we are giving a bad example for their people.Almazbek Atambayev