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[12.02.22] Opposition to Establish National Democratic Fund

The opposition-minded politicians of Kyrgyzstan decided to establish a National Democratic Fund (NDF). The leader of the Atameken (Motherland) Socialist Party, lawmaker Omurbek Tekebaev told RFE/RL today that a main objective of the NDF is to support NGOs and other civic institutions in Kyrgyzstan. The referendum on the constitutional reforms held on February 2, showed that these institutions are still weak in the country, Tekebaev said. Arnamys (Dignity) Party of the jailed opposition leader, Feliks Kulov is among NDF initiators.

RFE/RL Kyrgyz News, February 12, 2003

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