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Sooronbai Jeenbekov meets with ex-president Almazbek Atambayev

The President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov met with the former head of state Almazbek Atambayev. Spokeswoman for the country’s leader Tolgonay Stamalieva confirmed the information to 24.kg news agency.

According to her, it was an ordinary meeting. Tolgonay Stamalieva refrained from commenting, noting that she did not understand why journalists attached such importance to an ordinary working meeting of two associates.

The spokeswoman for the Kyrgyzstan’s president noted that Sooronbai Jeenbekov and Almazbek Atambayev meet regularly.

The headquarters of SDPK political party also confirmed that the day before Almazbek Atambayev and Sooronbai Jeenbekov met to discuss some issues. The headquarters of the Social Democrats refused other comments, explaining that everyone was busy preparing for their upcoming congress.

The SDPK congress was repeatedly postponed. The forum will be held on March 31.

Being the head of state, Almazbek Atambayev, told reporters that he would stay in politics and would update the party. He noted that he would lead the SDPK party list in future parliamentary elections.

It is expected that on March 31, Almazbek Atambayev will be elected party leader, and he will make a political statement.