Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
on Friday cautioned the possibility of repeat of Kyrgyz incident
in other ex-Soviet states if their rulers lose connection with
their people, even as the new interim government of Kyrgyztan
was asked to avoid the "faults" of their predecessors.
Deposed President Kurmanbek Bakiyev formally resigned in a hand-written letter faxed to Kyrgyzstan`s new leaders, officials said on Friday, allaying fears of civil war in the strategic Central Asian country.
Kyrgyz interim government leader Roza Otunbayeva pledged on Friday to hold an independent investigation into the April 07 shootings and said the country`s deposed president must stand trial over the events.
The American military supply line into nearby Afghanistan via Kyrgyzstan could be threatened after bloody protests erupted in capital Bishkek and other parts of the country, forcing the President of that country to flee.