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Kyrgyz Leader Blames Ousted President For Protest


Bishkek, 17 June 2005 (RFE/RL) -- Kyrgyz acting President Kurmanbek Bakiev is blaming today's clashes between police and protesters on ousted President Askar Akaev and his supporters, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reported.

Bakiev said that today's protests were financed from Kazakhstan by persons close to Akaev. He said authorities are ready to use force to maintain law and order.
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