Czech, US milutary discussing radar station status
( Itar-Tass ) - Czech and American military experts are discussing the status of the US' radar station that is to be built in the Czech Republic 90 kilometers southwest of Prague.
The two-day talks, in which the two countries' diplomats are taking part, began on Tuesday in the Czech Defense Miniatry.
The experts are to prepare proposals for the status of American personnel of the radar station, inlcuding US military servicemen, their use of arms and transport during the guarding of the facility.
A week ago consultations were held in the Czech Foreign Ministry on a possibility for the Czech side's getting information from the American radar.
This practice takes place at US bases in Washington's allied states, Britain and Denmark, where electronic monitoring means are used.
Personnel of the radar station is to be 200-strong including 120 American army servicemen.
A post of the Czech Defense Ministry's representative is to be established at the station.