Kyrgyz parliament to vote on US base closure next week

On Wednesday, Kyrgyzstan's government submitted to parliament a decree stipulating the closure of a U.S. military base in the Central Asian state, a government spokesman said.

Kyrgyz parliament to vote on US base closure next week
Kyrgyzstan's parliament will vote next week on whether to shut a U.S. air base, Kyrgyz officials said on Thursday.

On Wednesday, Kyrgyzstan's government submitted to parliament a decree stipulating the closure of a U.S. military base in the Central Asian state, a government spokesman said.

"A draft decree on terminating the agreement on the U.S. airbase has been sent to parliament," said Aibek Sultangaziyev, the spokesman. "It is up to parliament now to decide when to hold discussions on this."


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