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Moscow is not considering placing in Kyrgyzstan, the new military base. In an interview with RIA Novosti, said Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Grigory Karasin.
According to him, this question is not relevant, as Moscow focuses on the feasibility of placing similar objects from the point of view of the specific tasks facing Russia. These objectives, said the diplomat, successfully executes an already functioning on the territory of Kyrgyzstan, the military base and military base in Tajikistan.
“Russia, unlike some other all you are aware of the States that does not aim to sweep their military bases in the whole world”, — he underlined, noting that Russia will focus on the development of already existing databases.
United Russian air base in Kant located 20 kilometers from Bishkek. It is the aviation component of the Collective rapid deployment forces and is involved in the security of the airspace of States of the Organization of collective security Treaty. Are armed with the su-25 and helicopters Mi-8. The agreement on the Russian military base in Kyrgyzstan signed by the former President Kurmanbek Bakiyev in 2009.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin during one of his recent visits to Kyrgyzstan adopted the Protocol with the amendments to the agreement on the military base. He also explained that the Russian military base provides security and stability in Central Asia.
In 2017, Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sapar Isakov said that the parties are negotiating accommodation in the South of Kyrgyzstan, the second military base of Russia. According to him, such a measure would help to ensure greater security in the region and the country, including in connection with the situation in Afghanistan.
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