President Atambaev took part in a meeting-requiem dedicated to the Aksy events
Jalal-Abad, March 17 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev today in Aksy region of Jalal-Abad oblast took part in meeting-requiem dedicated to the tragic events of Aksy. The event was held with the participation of the public figures, politicians, residents of the region.
After the meeting-requiem a museum of Aksy events was opened.
By the decree of the President Atambaev March 17 is declared the Day of Remembrance of Aksy events.
On March 17, 2002, Kyrgyz security forces opened fire at an anti-government demonstration in the Aksy village of Bospiyek, killing six protesters.