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Mayor of Bishkek about Almazbek Atambayev, rumors about his resignation

The mayor of Bishkek, Albek Ibraimov, does not intend to resign. He told journalists today. The head of the city called the decision of Respublika-Ata Jurt faction in the Bishkek City Council, which found his report unsatisfactory, illegal.

«The regulations and legislation does not provide it. Today, our city deputies want to completely copy the Parliament, but the principles and responsibilities of the city deputies are different,» he said.

Report of the mayor is a scheduled event, the Bishkek City Council hears it every spring. The mayor and the mayor’s office report on the work done.

Albek Ibraimov once again commented on the rumors about his resignation.

«I did not submit any notice of resignation. I am determined to work all four years long — the period for which the city council deputies elected me,» he said.

I have never concealed that I am really from the team of Almazbek Atambayev. But what does the city and townspeople have to do with it?

Albek Ibraimov

According to him, political processes fuel the rumors. They make the people think that some sort of sweeping is going on and the Atambayev’s people are removed.