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Foreigners will no longer be allowed to Baikonur

December 26 2008
08:23

Prior to 2015, foreigners banned from Baikonur, and several other areas of Kazakhstan.

Under the ban visits by foreigners were also pgt Guards Almaty region, and Karmakchinsky Kazalinsk areas Qyzylorda region.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan asked to bring to the attention of foreign diplomatic missions and consular offices accredited in the republic, the list of territories of the Republic of Kazakhstan, is temporarily closed to foreigners, reports RIA Novosti .

In 1994, Kazakhstan and Russia signed a lease Baikonur complex for 20 years with an option to renew for the next 10 years. In 2005 the contract was extended until 2050. Russian intergovernmental agreement on paying for the Baikonur launch site rent of $ 115 million per year.


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