Kyrgyz president undergoes medical treatment in Turkey

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev is in a hotel of Turkish Izmir under medical surveillance, Anadolu Agency reports.

Because of health problems, the Kyrgyz leader had to cancel a working trip to New York, where he was due to have taken part in debates at a session of the UN General Assembly.

He felt unwell at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, where he made a stopover on the way to the US. He had a medical exam right at the airport, and Turkish medics said the president had symptoms of heart problems necessitating a thorough medical examination.

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