Jeenbekov calls for stronger fight against corruption


BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbai Jeenbekov has tasked his country's security council with strengthening the fight against corruption, AKIpress reported.

The council is considering measures to combat corruption in the nation's judicial, law enforcement and supervisory bodies, Jeenbekov said at a council meeting Thursday (February 8).

The next meeting will discuss corruption in the energy, mining, financial, housing, healthcare and education sectors, he said.

"The Kyrgyz people are waiting for real measures to eliminate corruption in all fields of the country's life," said the president.

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