Omurbek Tekebaev says the official announcement of his resignation could come as soon as the 13 February parliament session in Bishkek.
Tekebaev has described his intention as a personal decision.
The news comes after President Kurmanbek Bakiev on 3 February criticized parliament for incompetence. Tekebaev responded by saying the president's criticisms were unjustified.
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