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Foreign Affairs Ministry of Kyrgyzstan reports on house arrest of Tengiz Sydykov

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan reports on the detention of Tengiz Sydykov, a Kyrgyz citizen, born in 1989, in the USA. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, he is accused of smuggling weapons to Chechnya.

«On March 1, 2018, the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United States and Canada received notification from the US side about the detention of Tengiz Sydykov, a Kyrgyz citizen, by US law enforcement agencies, who is suspected of committing a crime related to international firearms smuggling. According to the results of court hearing on March 1, a pre-trial restriction in the form of house arrest was chosen for him,» the statement said.