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Almazbek Atambayev: An honest ruler has no relatives

The Former President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev addressed Kyrgyz citizens on the occasion of the 8th anniversary of the People’s Revolution on April 7, 2010.

«We will always remember the names of the heroes, who gave their lives for freedom and justice. Today we again pay tribute to them. That day, 87 Kyrgyz people were killed. Hundreds of people were injured, 45 of them died in the past 8 years, they could not regain their health. The people will never forget the bloody consequences of the two family-clan regimes. Therefore, the power in Kyrgyzstan must always follow the age-old wisdom of the people that an honest ruler has no relatives, and a clan-loving has no honor and conscience!» his statement says.

The Aksy events on March 17, 2002, March 24, 2005 and April 7, 2010 are the events that were linked by the history of our people’s struggle for freedom and justice.

Almazbek Atambayev

«These are three passes of one heavy path. Each of these memorable dates is extremely important. But the people reached the decisive victory only on April 7. Therefore, April 7 is a national holiday,» the appeal says.

Almazbek Atambayev congratulated the Kyrgyzstanis, noting that the people of Kyrgyzstan will always remember the feat of ordinary people and dead heroes, who opened the way to the country’s revival, freedom and justice on April 7, 2010.