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People's Liberation Army of China to allocate 100 mln yuan for needs of Kyrgyzstan's Armed Forces.

The chiefs of general staffs of China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan met in Beijing on August 28, the press service of the Kyrgyzstan's General Staff recalled on September 4.

The participants exchanged views on military-political situation in the world and the region, assurance of security in the region after withdrawal of the International Security Assistance Force from Afghanistan, as well as further deepening of cooperation in the fields of defense and security.

In order to continue strengthening and development of cooperation, bilateral talks were held between Chief of the General Staff of Kyrgyzstan Asanbek Alymkojoyev and Chief of the General Staff of the People's Liberation Army Fang Fenghui.

A grant agreement was signed between the two sides on allocation by the People's Liberation Army of China of 100 million yuan ($16.3 million) for the needs of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan.

Current geopolitical situation in the region of the SCO, as well as the state and prospects of bilateral military and military-technical cooperation between the two countries were considered.

Further strengthening and development of cooperation between the defense authorities was emphasized as well. Kyrgyzstan and China agreed to increase joint training activities on preparation of special anti-terrorist units.

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Date:Sep 4, 2014
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