Leader of the provisional Kyrgyz government Roza Otunbayeva was given presidential power until elections are held in the country.
The government adopted a decree that delegates power to an interim president until December 31, 2011. The document named interim Premier Otunbayeva as the provisional president, but also envisages a nationwide referendum on the issue as an option.
BISHKEK, May 19 (RIA Novosti)
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