Kremlin calls information on attempted coup d'etat in Kyrgyzstan 'alarming'

Kremlin calls information on attempted coup d
# 05 June 2023 14:22 (UTC +04:00)

News about an attempted coup in Kyrgyzstan are alarming, the Kremlin is closely monitoring the situation, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, APA reports citing TASS.

"Certainly, such very alarming news is coming in. That is why we are closely monitoring it [the situation]," he told reporters. The Kremlin spokesman added that "we don't have any more detailed information at the moment."

The news agency earlier reported, citing sources, that Kyrgyzstan's State Committee for National Security detained a number of "participants in a possible coup d'etat." According to the agency, a group of people were preparing to seize power by violent means. It is not specified who exactly was detained by the special services. The law enforcement bodies have not yet officially commented on the information.