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Kyrgyzstan Detains Two On Suspicion Of Espionage


http://gdb.rferl.org/ba88733c-f06f-4a23-8f26-8240e6b5daf6_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/ba88733c-f06f-4a23-8f26-8240e6b5daf6_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) June 21, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Kyrgyzstan says it has detained one of its citizens and a foreign national on suspicion of espionage.


A statement by the Kyrgyz National Security Committee said the two were detained in Bishkek June 19 as they were exchanging classified materials.


It said the Kyrgyz citizen was a staffer from a government body.


It did not specify the nationality of the person who allegedly received the classified information.


(RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service, Interfax)

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