Kyrgyz president may return to work in October after medical check - office


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  • Tuesday, 20 Sep 2016

Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambayev addresses a news conference in Berlin, April 1, 2015. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo

BISHKEK (Reuters) - Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev, who is being examined by doctors for potential heart problems, may return to work after Oct. 1, his office said in a statement on Tuesday.

Separately, Atambayev's chief of staff, Farid Niyazov, told Reuters he had spoken to the president by telephone and described his health condition as satisfactory.

(Reporting by Olga Dzyubenko; Writing by Olzhas Auyezov; Editing by Maria Kiselyova)

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