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This came in a statement by the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Ground Forces, General Vladimir Chirkin.
Under the agreement, the military facility will remain in Tajikistan without compensation for 49 years.
Russia’s base 201 is the biggest outside Russia and a most powerful military force in Central Asia. Some 7,000 servicemen are deployed there.
Moscow and Dushanbe have said they will sign the agreement on the prolongation of the term of base deployment in Tajikistan before the end of the year.