Kazakhstan|politics|May 4, 2019 / 08:30 PM
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan agree to share their military airfields

AKIPRESS.COM - Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have agreed to share their military airfields, Kazinform reports. 

Deputy Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan Baurzhan Tortaev stated that relevant international treaties were signed on April 15 of this year within the framework of the state visit of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev to Uzbekistan and in accordance with the current plan for concluding international treaties of Kazakhstan for 2019.

The agreement on cooperation in the field of air defense was signed between the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan. It is aimed at addressing issues of operational interaction of duty forces, timely exchange of information on the aerospace situation, assistance to aircraft in distress, joint training of troops, and the exchange of experience in the development and improvement of air defense forces.

In addition, another agreement was signed between the two ministries on the organization of reception, aerodrome-technical maintenance and protection of military aircraft at military aerodromes of the Armed Forces of the two countries.

The agreement defines the mechanism of mutual settlements between the defense ministries of the two countries for refueling military aircraft with fuel, oils, lubricants, special liquids and gases.

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