Updated at 22:39,20-01-2017

Lukashenka Offers Political Asylum to Bakiyev

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Kurmanbek Bakiyev has informed journalists that Belarus has offered political asylum to him. The Kyrgyz ex-President has refused, reports Radio "Liberty".

Bakiyev has thanked Alyaksandr Lukashenka who said that the events that took place in Bishkek on April 7 were an unconstitutional coup d'etat.