Russia to pay $4.5 million for military objects in Kyrgyzstan
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 22 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Russia will pay $4.503 million per year for its military objects located in Kyrgyzstan, KyrTAG reported. This information is indicated in the note, which is a part of the agreement submitted to the Russian State Duma (parliament's chamber) on Russian military base in Kyrgyzstan.
The agreement on the status and placement conditions of Russian military base in Kyrgyzstan was signed by the heads of two countries during the meeting in Bishkek in September 2012. The Kyrgyz parliament has already ratified the document. Russian President Vladimir Putin has just submitted this agreement to the State Duma.
The Russian military base will include the following objects: antisubmarine weapons test center and firing range in Issyk-Kul Lake, the seismic station in the city of Maili-Suu (Jalal-Abad redion) and Ichke Suu village (Issyk-Kul region), the communications center of the Military Russian Navy in Kara-Balta. All this objects will be a part of the one military base.
The document will come into force on January 29, 2017 for a period of 15 years. It may be extended every five years.
The Russian base is exempt from all taxes, duties, fees and other charges.
The base can be used to protect the sovereignty and security of Kyrgyzstan in cooperation with local armed forces.