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Kyrgyzstan and the U.S. have a new deal to allow the U.S. to continue using a Kyrgyz air base to ship military supplies to Afghanistan. The Associated Press reports, the agreement, an abrupt about-face four months after Kyrgyzstan ordered American forces out by August, won unanimous parliamentary approval last Thursday. If the deal is finalized, the U.S. will pay $60 million dollars a year to use the base, more that three times the previous rent.

Tags: Technology , Pentagon , U.S

Friday - 06/26/2009, 08:10pm EDT

Uprising in Kyrgyzstan

In Washington, State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said the U.S. deplored the violence and urged all to respect the rule of law.

Tags: security , State , JJ Green

Thursday - 04/08/2010, 10:40am EDT