The President of Kyrgyzstan was not able to participate in 71 the UN General Assembly. 19 September on the way to new York Almazbek Atambayev felt chest pain and was hospitalized to the clinic of Turkey. In Istanbul the President was planning to transfer and continue way to the session. Press service, Atambayev said that the health of the leader is not in danger. However, serious medical examination he still have to go.
In new York Almazbek Atambayev had planned to speak in the debate, to hold a series of bilateral meetings, including with the heads of major U.S. companies. Plans were disrupted by a sharp deterioration of health of the head of Kirghizia. The press service of the diplomatic Atambayev said the President’s symptoms of heart problems.
Messages of Turkish mass-media differ. One publication reports that the head of Kyrgyzstan on a private plane was taken to the hospital for surgical examination. Another says: Atambayev was not hospitalized and is located in the fashionable hotel “Sheraton” on the Aegean sea in Cesme, West of Izmir airport. The building is on duty “fast”.
The poor health of the President confirms video footage of Turkish journalists at the time of his hospitalization. It shows how Almazbek Atambayev carried on stretchers from the Istanbul hotel, located 5 minutes from the international Ataturk airport, and put in the carriage “first aid”.
The press service of the President of Kyrgyzstan said that the leader at the time of examination takes a forced time-out — his vacation will last until October.
But two days ago Almazbek Atambayev did not complain of health. September 16, Kyrgyzstan held a 25th anniversary forum of the CIS countries, where the leader of the Republic actively welcomed the guests and talked with the leaders of post-Soviet countries.
17 Sep European Union is 60 years old. The head of Kyrgyzstan in Bishkek congratulated the President of the Russian Federation. Then Putin presented a birthday order “for great contribution to strengthening the multifaceted cooperation between Russia and Kyrgyzstan.” Local media reported that at a celebration in honor of the birthday of the President was invited more than 200 guests.