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Kyrgyz Leader Arrives in Moscow For Medical Treatment

Sputnik News

08:16 23.09.2016(updated 12:59 23.09.2016)

The president of the central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan has arrived in Moscow for medical treatment, the president's press service informed on Friday on the official presidential website.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev has arrived in Moscow for medical treatment, the president's press service informed on Friday on the official presidential website.

"On the recommendation of specialists and at the invitation of the Russian side, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev has arrived at the Central Clinical Hospital of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation in the city of Moscow today, September 23, to continue treatment with doctors who had previously conducted an examination and treated him for heart disease," the Friday statement says.

On Monday, a statement on the president's official website said the Kyrgyz leader would not attend the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York due to health problems.

On Tuesday, Atambayev's press service said that the head of state was on a short-term vacation for medical examinations in Turkey and planned to return to work on October 1.

On Wednesday, the president's press service said that Atambayev's condition was stable, but he remained in Turkey to continue medical treatment.

Sputnik



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