Kyrgyzstan’s electoral physique stated on Tuesday it was cancelling the outcomes of a disputed parliamentary vote that plunged the Central Asian nation into violence and political chaos.
The ex-Soviet nation’s Central Electoral Commission stated in a press release that it had “invalidated the election results” which noticed events near pro-Russian President Sooronbay Jeenbekov rating large wins amid accusations of mass vote-buying campaigns.
The outcomes sparked a tumultuous night of protests and clashes within the capital Bishkek, with protesters seizing authorities buildings and releasing high-profile politicians, together with ex-President Almazbek Atambayev. The clashes left dozens injured.
Opposition politicians stated that they had shaped a “coordination council” to revive stability and “return to the rule of law”.