Speaking in parliament today, Usenov also threatened to sue former Prime Minister Feliks Kulov for making such accusations.
Kulov said on February 28 that Usenov had admitted to him that he paid $300,000 for his post.
Kulov joined the opposition last month after parliament twice rejected his candidacy for prime minister.
(with material from 24.kg, AKIpress)
Workers preparing for celebrations of the constitutional compromise in Bishkek on November 9 (RFE/RL)
A STABLE FOUNDATION? On November 9, RFE/RL's Washington office hosted a briefing featuring RFE/RL Kyrgyz Service Director Tyntchtykbek Tchoroev and RFE/RL analyst Daniel Kimmage.
LISTENListen to the complete discussion (about 80 minutes):
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