Kyrgyzstan's parliament on Tuesday elected an opposition politician as the country's new prime minister.

Iran PressAsia: Kyrgyzstan's parliament elected opposition politician Sadyr Zhaparov as new prime minister on Tuesday, after the previous cabinet chief Kubatbek Boronov resigned amid post-election protests, Russia's RIA news agency reported, 

Former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Kubatbek Boronov has resigned amid protests following the country's parliamentary elections.

The unrest began after the results of the parliamentary elections were announced on Sunday. One person has been killed and 590 injured in the protests so far, opposition groups in Kyrgyzstan also seized several government buildings in the capital, freeing the former president from prison.


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