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Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev attends an informal Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) leaders summit on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two at the Kremlin in Moscow May 8, 2015. REUTERS/Host Photo Agency/RIA Novosti


BISHKEK (Reuters) - Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev cancelled a trip to New York on Monday after suffering chest pains during the flight, his spokesman said.

"He is being examined now," spokesman Almaz Usenov said, adding that Atambayev, who turned 60 last week, was in Turkey.

(Reporting by Olga Dzyubenko; writing by Olzhas Auyezov; editing by POlina Devitt)


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