He needed the support of the West. Once he got it, Otunbayeva was again sent to a "reserve". And so it came in April turn. Why? To answer must return to Bakiyev, more precisely – to the intricacies of his foreign policy, which touched on the question being on the Kyrgyz territory of the U.S. military base in Manas (near Bishkek). As we remember, quite recently – in 2009 – KSBakiev Russian President Medvedev had promised to close the American base, beneath which immediately received a credit from Russia for $ 1.7 billion. After that even Kyrgyz parliament voted to close the base, but beyond words because it does not matter and the issue appears to be speculative in nature was. Bakiyev, who eventually reached an agreement with the Americans on the new conditions of functioning of the base.
At the same time, even accommodating Bakiyev, "good" for the presidency is "Washington Regional Committee" issued in 2005 under well-defined guarantees, Americans are unlikely to have been so pleased with Throwing his hand, which, of course, not would not affect his fate. With what is related to an attempt to Bakiyev led by the nose of their employers? In all likelihood, estimating the critical state of the U.S. economy, Kurmanbek hoped that U.S. will be busy with more important matters and in all jobs involving all hands that could prevent the closure of its base in Kyrgyzstan. And what do Bakiyev took cover Air Force Base? As you might expect, it is not so much in Russian loan as an issue that promises a much more significant gains. Although credit, apparently came to the court.