Ousted Kyrgyz leader vows to defy arrest | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, April 13, 2010 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, April 13, 2010

Ousted Kyrgyz leader vows to defy arrest

Ousted Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev has rallied his supporters, days after violence in the capital, Bishkek, overthrew his government.
Speaking to a crowd in his village of Teyit, Bakiyev accused the interim government of acting like "gangsters".
He said any efforts to arrest him would end in bloodshed.
His comments came after the government's deputy leader said a "special operation" was being planned against him.
Almaz Atambayev accused Bakiyev of "hiding behind a human shield" in his home region in the south of the country.
The interim government, which is led by critics of Bakiyev's government, has told him to step down formally or face arrest.

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