Moscow and Dushanbe have agreed to prolong the stay of Russian military bases in Tajikistan. The agreement was signed on Friday following negotiations of two presidents, RIA News reported.
According to RF president assistant Yury Ushakov, the prolongation terms are 'practically free of charge'
"This agreement provides favorable conditions of rent: there is no charge for dislocation areas of our military objects, Ushakov noted. We practically receive these bases free of charge, he added.
The agreement was developed to replace the acting agreement, which expires in 2014.