Kyrgyzstan’s landmark elections

Election aimed at creating Central Asia’s first parliamentary republic and putting an end to ethnic tensions.

The people of Kyrgyzstan have voted in a crucial election which will create the first parliamentary republic in Central Asia.

The country’s interim leader hopes it will put an end to months of ethnic tension that followed the overthrow of the government in March.

Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports on the landmark political event from Bishkek, the country’s capital.

Source : Al Jazeera


Central Asian nation to hold parliamentary polls on Sunday following months of political upheaval and ethnic violence.

10 Oct 2010
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