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US military arrived at the Kyrgyz-Tajik border

Asia (bbabo.net), - Director for Resources and Analysis of the US Central Command Robert Unger visited the Kyrgyz-Tajik border on the territory of the Osh and Batken regions of Kyrgyzstan. This was announced today, October 21, by avesta.tj.

According to the agency, Robert Anger's working trip lasted from 16 to 18 October. During this time, the US representative met with the Deputy Minister for Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan Urmatbek Shamyrkanov.

“During the meeting, the American side got acquainted with the situation on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border, the work of the ministry, as well as the premises where people are temporarily housed. For our part, we informed Robert Anger that we were interested in providing domestic rescuers with modern equipment, and also informed him that the Kyrgyz fire and rescue service has been cooperating with the United States for 30 years. In particular, on elimination of consequences after earthquakes. This is not military cooperation, ”the Kyrgyz side said in an official statement on this issue.

Earlier, at a meeting of the Kyrgyz parliament, deputy Adakhan Madumarov announced the arrival of the US military delegation in the republic, saying that, given the situation with neighboring countries, this was an unimaginable offense.

“We are members of the CSTO. Soon there will be a meeting of the organization in St. Petersburg. We do not have an agreement on military cooperation with the United States, there is no draft, such an issue was not considered in parliament either, ”said the deputy.

US military arrived at the Kyrgyz-Tajik border