Kyrgyzstan president says ready to resign once new cabinet named

Almaty: Kyrgyzstan's President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said on Friday he was ready to resign once a new cabinet was appointed to end the power vacuum in the Central Asian nation gripped by unrest.

Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbai Jeenbekov.Credit:AP

Opposition groups whose supporters seized government buildings on Tuesday, forcing the cabinet to resign, have struggled to agree on who would lead a provisional government, prompting fears of chaos in the nation of 6.5 million.

Reuters

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