Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan extend military-technical cooperation

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Minister of defense and aerospace industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan B. Atamkulov did a working visit to the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, where met with the leadership of a number of ministries and agencies of the republic.

At a meeting with the Chairman of the State Committee for Defense Affairs of Kyrgyzstan Mirbek Kasymkulov parties discussed the issues of interaction in the sphere of defense industry, establishment of cooperation between factories, as well as prospective of mutual supplies of products of the military designation.

In particular, Kazakh delegation proposed cooperation in the sphere of maintenance of avionics (repair of helicopter technique), as well as products and service of defensive enterprises of the RK for the needs of the Armed Forces of Kyrgyzstan to kyrgyz side.

During the conversation with the Minister for Emergency situations of the KR Kubatbek Boronov the possible supply of multifunctional helicopters of the Kazakhstan’s enterprise CJSC “Eurocopter Kazakhstan Engineering” was discussed for the needs of the Ministry for Emergence Situations of Kyrgyz Republic.

Kazakhstan’s enterprises can supply to Kyrgyzstan the products of the military designation, including products of light industry. For example, Kazakhstan’s company LLP “Tarazkozhobuv” has an ability to supply military footwear for the personnel of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the KR.

Kazakhstan’s delegation proposed a joint usage of Kazakstan’s space systems in the interests of the bodies of warning and liquidation of the emergency situations of the KR to Kyrgyz partners. Proposed cooperation in the space sphere suggests the exchanging by information and experience in the field of remote sensing of the Earth, as well as a preparation personnel in the field of space activities.

For Reference: In Kazakhstan the space communication systems and remote sensing systems of the Earth, in the service area of which is included the Republic of Kyrgyzstan are successfully function.

Kazakhstan’s satellites of communication allow to provide by communication and broadcasting services all over the territory of Central Asia, and satellites of remote sensing of the Earth submit space images, widely used in geodesic, cartography, agriculture, as well as in interests of warning and liquidation of emergency situations (warning, monitoring and assessment of the consequences of emergencies, monitoring of steppe and forest fires, etc.).

At a meeting with the Head of the General Staff of the Armed forces of Kyrgyzstan Raiymberdy Duishenbiyev issues of the military-technical cooperation between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan were discussed. Parties noted the positive dynamics of development of cooperation in issues, representing mutual interest, and expressed the intention in further its strengthening.