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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 07:06 AM

Kyrgyzstan ends US lease of Manas airbase


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Kyrgyzstan ends US lease of Manas airbase
Thursday Jun 20, 201302:45 PM GMT

On Thursday, the Kyrgyz lawmakers voted ninety-one to five in favor of ending the agreement to lease the Manas airbase in June 2014. The bill will take effect after being signed by the Kyrgyz president.

The move dashes US hopes of holding the base in exchange for paying more rent.

Washington has been paying sixty-million dollars annually for the base. All US troops moving in and out of Afghanistan travel through Manas.

The base, located outside the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, had been set up to assist US-led troops in Afghanistan.

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dixiegrrrrl Jun 2013 #1

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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 09:55 AM

1. And the US will reply:

" nice little country you got here. Be a shame if something happened to it".

Look for convenient *Al-Quada, or *militant, or *rebel suicide bombings, etc to happen there soon.

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