Destiny of air base “ Manas “ official Bishkek will dare with the countries ODKB
Destiny of the American air base in Kirghizia will solve during negotiations with the countries ODKB. It was declared by the prime minister - the minister of the coalition government of republic Omurbek Babanov.
Babanov has underlined that Kirghizia intends to follow allied arrangements within the limits of the Organization of the Contract on collective safety where the republic enters. “ we should reckon with opinion of its members “ - he has noted.
Negotiations on air base as it is supposed, will pass in frameworks ODKB in 2014. Till that time the NATO military facility, according to Babanova, will work, according to operating arrangements between Kirghizia and the USA.
the American air base, we will remind, is in the international airport “ Manas “ near Bishkek. The USA count that the military facility will operate and after 2014 in which expires the contract with Kirghizia. The assistant to the state secretary Robert Blejk has declared earlier that a question on the air base future “ will clear up after the NATO summit in Chicago “. Among the questions, which members of the North Atlantic alliance are going to discuss at a meeting, a situation in Afghanistan. US president Barack Obama, according to official sources in Bishkek, has invited to the summit the head of Kirghizia Almazbeka Atambaeva.