Bishkek, Feb. 22, 2018 / Kabar /. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic (MFA) received a verbal note from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan that Deputy of the Kyrgyz Parliament Asylbek uulu Damirbek is a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the press service of the MFA Kyrgyzstan reported.
Earlier Kazakh security forces conducted a large-scale special operation in Almaty oblast, Jambyl, South-Kazakhstan oblasts and Almaty city on Feb.15-16. 33 people were detained then and three of them were citizens of Kyrgyzstan. One of the detainees was member of the Kyrgyz Parliament Asylbek uulu Damirbek. The arrested are suspected of corruption in customs activities. Asylbek uulu Damirbek was detained for 2 months.
After that, the media reported that Asylbek uulu Damirbek had a citizenship of Kazakhstan.