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Source: United Nations secretary general

In response to questions on the Kyrgyz Republic, the Spokesman said the following:

We remain concerned about developments in the Kyrgyz Republic, where no clear political agreement has been reached since protests erupted last week in the aftermath of the 4 October parliamentary elections.

We urge all Kyrgyzstanis to uphold the rule of law and continue to exercise restraint, and refrain from violence. 

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Asia, Natalia Gherman, is due to arrive in Bishkek tomorrow evening, to engage with relevant actors. 

On Friday, Ms. Gherman is scheduled to meet with a broad range of actors, including President Jeenbekov, (outgoing Foreign Minister) Chingiz Aidarbekov, the Chair of the Central Electoral Commission, the leadership of Parliament, and representatives of civil society organizations.

The Resident Coordinator remains in contact with the authorities.

MIL OSI United Nations News