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Parliament supports scandalous amendments to Water Code

The Parliament supported scandalous amendments to the Water Code. The decision was made today at its meeting.

Recall, the government submitted to the Parliament the amendments to the Water Code, which allow the development of glaciers Davydov and Lysyi. These amendments are necessary in order the State Agency for Environmental Protection and Forestry could issue a permit for further work at the Kumtor mine.

The bill was introduced to the parliament after the government of Kyrgyzstan and the leadership of Centerra signed a new agreement on compliance with environmental standards in the development of the gold deposit.

For amendments to the Water Code in the third reading voted 63 deputies, «against» — 22. The draft law is sent for signature to the president.