The president ordered troops to be sent to Bishkek to guard law and order and stop armed clashes.
Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Zheenbekov introduced an emergency regime in Bishkek from 20:00 on Friday, October 9, TASS reported.
He also appointed Almazbek Orozaliyev, deputy head of the Interior Ministry, as the commandant of Bishkek.
Zheenbekov instructed the General Staff to introduce troops to Bishkek to protect law and order and prevent armed clashes.
On the eve, Zheenbekov said he was ready to resign as soon as the situation in the country normalized. According to him, the political situation in the country has now reached a critical point.
And today he accepted the resignation of the government headed by Prime Minister Kubatbek Boronov.
A few days earlier it was reported that people’s squads in Bishkek had stopped the pogroms.