Friday, December 30, 2011

Kyrgyzstan President Wants To CloseThe American Base In His Country

U.S. Base in Kyrgyzstan 'Very Dangerous': President -- Defense News/AFP

BISHKEK - Kyrgyzstan's new leader said Dec. 29 that it was "very dangerous" for his Central Asian nation to host a U.S. military base at Bishkek airport and that it must become a fully civilian airport by 2014.

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev said he told visiting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake that the annual users fee of $150 million which Washington paid was not worth the risks involved.

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More News On The Kyrgyzstan President Wanting To Close The U.S. Base In His Country

US base in Kyrgyzstan dangerous: president
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US base in Kyrgyzstan 'very dangerous' -- Business Recorder
US base in Kyrgyzstan 'very dangerous': President -- Express Tribune/AFP
U.S. Airbase Threatens Kyrgyz Security, Says President -- CRIEnglish
American Base In Kyrgyzstan Poses Threat To Country – OpEd -- Eurasia Review

WNU Editor: The Russians and Chinese have good reasons to be happy with this base closure. But the Kyrgyzstan President is also peeved off with the Russians.

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