Bakiyev in Minsk on December 19 Kyrgyz scenario could be repeated

Ex-President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiyev sees the events in Minsk on December 19 attempt to implement a scenario of events that took place in Kyrgyzstan last year.

He stated this in an interview with Interfax.

"I think what happened in Kyrgyzstan, more than eloquently indicates, which threatened the Republic of Belarus. And the leadership of Belarus has chosen two fatalities less because of what has undergone sanctions by the West, "- said Bakiev.

"But I wonder why the West does not apply similar sanctions to those states where raged continue raging passions, which brutally repressed demonstrations, there are casualties. This again speaks of double standards", — said the ex-president.

"Again, to last year's situation in southern Kyrgyzstan: for some reason neither the OSCE nor the United States have responded to the ethnic conflict, despite the deaths of hundreds of people," — he added.

When asked whether he sees a repetition of the events in Minsk Kyrgyz scenario, Bakiyev said:

"It is. Judging by the way everything was organized, what big money was spent on it."

Kurmanbek Bakiyev has also said that he does not see himself of the opportunity to return home, fearing for the safety of loved ones.

"When restore law, order, perhaps can be talk about going back. But now it is impossible, "- said the former president.

Kurmanbek Bakiyev said the right decision taken a year ago to leave Kyrgyzstan. He znyapravzhvae messages that arrive in Belarus cost him $ 200 million.

Bakiyev said he pays his stay in Belarus from their personal savings.

"Like all citizens of Belarus, I pay as much as it should be, for the leased premises, pay utility bills."

He said that he does not find a job.

Bakiyev said that in Belarus, feels "really free and in complete safety."

The deposed president of Kyrgyzstan with the common-law wife and two children arrived in Belarus on 19 April 2010 at the invitation of Alexander Lukashenko.

The new Kyrgyz authorities twice appealed to the Prosecutor General of Belarus requested the extradition of Bakiyev and twice turned down. The Belarusian side stated that the legal basis for granting an extradition request Bakiyev's not.

Representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs declined to say Bakiyev addressed with a request for refugee status, citing the fact that the Belarusian Constitution guarantees the identity of persons seeking asylum or temporary protection.

In June last year, Bakiyev held in Minsk on two pressing conference.

At home, Bakiyev is accused of malfeasance and complicity in the massacre.

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