Kyrgyzstan PM resigns amid corruption allegations

April 11, 2016 5:51 PM

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BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Kyrgyzstan's president has accepted the resignation of the ex-Soviet nation's prime minister amid allegations of corruption.

Temir Sariyev submitted his resignation Monday after less than a year in office, saying he decided to leave the post to help "preserve stability in the country." President Almazbek Atanbayev quickly accepted his resignation.

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