` US Based at Kas Manas Transit Centre is Winding down its Activities in Preparation to Leave '

#AceWorldNews – KYRGZSTAN – June 04 – KAs Manas Transit Centre is winding down its activities in Kyrgyzstan, the US has transferred the base and property totalling about $30 million to Bishkek, the director of the centre John S. Millard told journalists.

US officials worked closely with the committee on transferring property to the government of Kyrgyzstan, and the list of assets includes equipment, facilities and generators, according to Millard.

All US military based at the Manas Airport in the Kyrgyz capital will leave the country’s territory within a week, RIA Novosti quoted US Ambassador to Bishkek Pamela Spratlen as saying.

Kas Manas Transit Centre – http://www.manas.afcent.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123410345

RIA Novosti

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` European NGO's Train Agents for Intrastate Conflicts Around the World CIS Anti-Terrorism Committee '

#AceNewsServices – April 12 – (RT) – European NGOs train agents for participation in intrastate conflicts around the world, the CIS Antiterrorism Committee has revealed. There are over 2,000 schools across Europe preparing experts for conducting psychological and subversive operations.

Those institutions, affiliated with private military companies and security agencies, help enlist and train a broad range of saboteurs, according to the chief of CIS Antiterrorism Committee, Andrey Novikov. He was speaking at the conference of chiefs of security services and law enforcement agencies in Sochi attended by 79 delegations from 55 states and three international organizations.

“We noted the activity of NGOs ahead of well-known events in Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine,” Interfax reported Novikov as saying. Novikov referred to the Orange Revolution in Ukraine in 2004 and the “Tulip Revolution” which ousted Kyrgyz President Askar Akayev in 2005.

Most often, future information warfare agents are people enlisted by relevant structures and who received special training. Enlisting can be hidden in quite innocent contexts.

“We are seeing the departure of CIS citizens from home countries or Europe, where they reside as refugees, or their parents were refugees in the 1990s, to study in different educational centres – mostly under the declared purpose of religious education,” Novikov said.

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` China looking to help ` Tajikistan ‘ Strengthen their ` Defence Capacity ‘ including Military Technical Assistance ‘

#AceWorldNews – DUSHANBE – March 31 – China is satisfied with the level of bilateral cooperation in all spheres, including military and military-technical and guarantees assistance to Tajikistan in the strengthening of its defence capacity,” Chinese Defence Minister Chang Wanquan said.

He said China would supply military uniforms and help in the training of military personnel, adding that this would involve “hundreds of millions of dollars”.

The Chinese side also gave high marks to Tajikistan’s presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which brings together China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

President Emomali Rakhmon, for his part, referred to China as “a good neighbour, a devoted friend and trustworthy partner”.

The Tajik leader praised cooperation of the two countries in the fight against drug expansion and other global challenges and threats.

TASS – Russian Media and News

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