Kyrgyzstan

Government collapses after SDPK withdraw


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Kyrgyzstan’s government has collapsed after the party loyal to the president, the Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan (SDPK), withdrew from the government yesterday over an argument involving changes to the constitution.

President Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree on the resignation of the government and now the process will start to try and form a new government. The original coalition consisted of the Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan (SDPK) 38 seats, Kyrgyzstan Party 18 seats, Onuguu-Progress with 13 seats and Ata Meken with 11 seats in the 120 seat Supreme Council or Jogorku Keňeş.

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