Putin has called the conditions for the closure of the Russian base in Kyrgyzstan
Russian military leave the territory of Kyrgyzstan, if the authorities decide that base on its territory is no longer needed. This was stated by President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the head of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev.
According to him if Kyrgyzstan will say that they have so strengthened their forces that such a database does not need them, the Russian military will take “the same day”.
“We have no need here to place troops. It is associated with only one security in Kyrgyzstan”, — Putin said (quoted by “Interfax”).
United Russian air base in Kant, located in the eponymous village near Bishkek. It is based on the su-25 and helicopters Mi-8. In December 2016, Atambayev said that Kyrgyzstan needs in the future “to rely and hope only on its forces” and not “on the basis of Russia, America or any other country.”
In 2014, the company closed the us airbase Manas, located on the territory of the international airport. She has been in Kyrgyzstan since 2001.
President Vladimir Putin is in Kyrgyzstan on an official visit. He arrived in Bishkek from Tajikistan, where on February 27 he met with the President of the country Emomali Rahmon.