Russian PM Signs Agreements About Military Bases in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
Wednesday 27 February 2013
(CA-NEWS) – Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev approved and submitted an agreement between Russia and Kyrgyzstan to be ratified by President Vladimir Putin. The agreement includes status and conditions of joint Russian military base stay in the territories of Kyrgyzstan. The Prime Minister also approved a protocol on cooperation between two countries in military sphere, official website of the Russian Government says.
The agreement and protocol confirm long-term Russian military stay for 20 years at the territories of Kyrgyzstan. Besides, the documents provide legal regulation of issues of arrangement and functioning of the military base.
The agreement and protocol were signed on September 20, 2012 in Bishkek during visit of Vladimir Putin.
Kyrgyzstan had already ratified the documents.