She also thanked Russia for its "significant support" and said she would be sending envoys to Moscow for talks.
Later another opposition leader, Omurbek Tekebayev, told Reuters that Russia had "played its role in ousting Bakiyev" and that there was a "high probability that the duration of the US air base's presence in Kyrgyzstan will be shortened".
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Ms Otunbayeva have already held telephone talks. An extra 150 paratroopers are being sent to Russia's Kant military base, near Bishkek. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8609775.stm
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