Kyrgyz president cancels New York trip due to health problems

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Posted: Sep 19, 2016 1:03 PM

BISHKEK (Reuters) - Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev canceled 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)