Kyrgyz president again declared a state of emergency in the capital

Bishkek October 12 Kyrgyz President genbekov signed a presidential decree on October 12, announcing once again that Bishkek, the capital, will enter a state of emergency. At present, the Kyrgyz army has once again entered the capital city. On the 9th, genbekov signed a presidential decree on the implementation of a state of emergency in the capital. However, the Kyrgyz president’s Information Bureau explained on the 12th that the state of emergency had been automatically cancelled earlier in the day because the Kyrgyz parliament failed to consider and pass the presidential decree within three days. According to the new presidential decree, Bishkek will implement a state of emergency from 20:00 on the 12th to 7:00 on the 19th. During this period, Bishkek will have a curfew from 22 a.m. to 5 a.m. the next day. According to the information bureau of the president of Kyrgyzstan, the implementation of the state of emergency aims to prevent violent conflicts and large-scale riots, so as to quickly stabilize the social situation and rebuild public order. At present, the Kyrgyz army has entered the capital city again according to the presidential order, and checkpoints have been set up at the city entrance and exit. Due to dissatisfaction with the preliminary results of the parliamentary election on April 4, several failed parties in Kyrgyzstan held a protest rally in aratau square on May 5, demanding the cancellation of the election results. That night, the protestors broke into the president’s office and the “White House” where the parliament is located and clashed with police. On the 6th, Kyrgyzstan’s Central Election Commission declared the results of parliamentary elections invalid. On the 9th, the Central Election Commission of Kyrgyzstan announced that it would determine the time for re-election of Parliament before November 6.