Moscow, January 29. Today, officially entered into force the agreement on the establishment on the territory of Kyrgyzstan of the joint military base of the Russian Armed forces. The agreement was signed in 2012.
"Military units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation located on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic is converted into a United Russian military base, — stated in the text in force of the agreement between Russia and Kyrgyzstan. — Finding a joint Russian military base on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic is responsible for the maintenance of peace and stability in the region, is defensive in nature and not directed against third countries".
Annual fee for the use of the base is 4.5 million dollars, and the term of the agreement, during which database will be used RF — 15 years..