Granting the US Department human rights award to a Kyrgyzstan citizen Azimjon Askarov provoked such an indignation among the Republican authorities, they claimed on their readiness to denounce their cooperation agreement with Washington.
Kyrgyzstan's Foreign Ministry handed a protest note to U.S. Chargé d'Affaires on Friday.
The case is that Askarov is accused of "inciting inter-ethnic hatred" and orchestrating mass riots by the Republic authorities.
Besides that, 'human rights activist' was involved in killing a police officer.
The Kyrgyzstan authorities are extremely concerned over the US awarding a person, convicted of such serious crimes. They also noted that the US amicable intentions raise doubts.
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