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Omurbek Babanov leaves post of head of Respublika – Ata Jurt faction

At an extraordinary meeting of the Respublika — Ata Jurt faction, Omurbek Babanov’s statement about the decision to leave the post of the faction leader was announced. It was read by deputy head of the faction MP Talant Mamytov.

According to Omurbek Babanov, the work of Respublika Party and the parliamentary faction Respublika — Ata Jurt should be conducted more cohesively and intensively for the successful implementation of bills and changes in social and economic policy. In this regard, Omurbek Babanov decided to resign the powers of the head of the faction. The election of a new leader is planned for the next meeting.

A criminal case has been initiated against the Deputy under two articles of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic. Earlier, 24.kg news agency reported with reference to its own sources in the Parliament that one of the deputies, Aliyarbek Abzhaliev, holds negotiations with members of Respublika — Ata Jurt, who were offended for one reason or another by the leader, to express a vote of no confidence and dismiss the head of the faction.