26 Oct 2017 09:04

Atambayev replaces Kyrgyz Security Council secretary appointed just 2 months ago

BISHKEK. Oct 25 (Interfax) - Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev has relieved of duties Kyrgyz Security Council Secretary Jenish Razakov and appointed him presidential aide, a presidential spokesman told Interfax on Thursday.

"Atambayev has signed an order to relieve Razakov of duties and appoint him Kyrgyz presidential aide," the spokesman said.

Another order of the Kyrgyz president appointed Almazbek Kurmanaliev Kyrgyz Security Council Secretary. "The president also signed an order to relieve Kurmanaliev of duties of the Kyrgyz Security Council Deputy Secretary," he said.

Razakov was appointed Kyrgyz Security Council Secretary in late August. He was a deputy prime minister since June 2016, and occupied the position of the government's plenipotentiary representative (governor) to the Batken region in 2012-2016.