Wed, 19 Jun 2019

Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov has appointed Mirlan Turgunbekov as chief of the Anti-Terrorism Center of the Central Asian country's National Security Committee.

'President Jeenbekov has signed a decree appointing Turgunbekov as deputy chairman of the State National Security Committee and director of the committee's Anti-Terrorism Center,' the president's press service said in an April 15 statement.

http://www.president.kg/kg/okujalar/13801_mirlan_turgunbekov_krukmknin_tragasinin_orun_basari_krukmknin_antiterrorduk_borborunun_direktoru_bolup_dayindaldi

Turgunbekov, 41, has worked in various positions in Kyrgyzstan's national security apparatus, the statement said.

With reporting by Interfax

Copyright (c) 2018. RFE/RL, Inc. Republished with the permission of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 400, Washington DC 20036

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