Kyrgyzstan hands US 180 days to leave air base

Kyrgyzstan's Foreign Ministry said on Friday it gave U.S. troops 180 days to pack up and leave.

Kyrgyzstan hands US 180 days to leave air base
Kyrgyzstan's Foreign Ministry said on Friday it had sent the United States ambassador a formal notice ordering Washington close its military air base in the country and giving U.S. troops 180 days to pack up and leave.

"Today, on February 20, the note... was sent by Minister (Kadyrbek) Sarbayev to U.S. Ambassador Tatiana Gfoeller," the ministry said in a statement.

Reuters
Last Mod: 20 Şubat 2009, 15:39
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