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Kazakhstan not to reduce financing programs of international military cooperation

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14:50 13.02.2009
text: "Kazakhstan Today"
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Astana on February 13. Kazakhstan Today - Kazakhstan will not reduce financing of the programs of the international military cooperation. The Minister of Defense, Danial Ahmetov, informed during the meeting with the military attaches of foreign states, the agency reports.

"Despite the world economic crisis and the forecast of reduction of GDP growth in 2009, Kazakhstan will not reduce financing of the programs of the international military cooperation. We will keep our main expenses connected with maintenance of combat readiness, battle watch, modernization, and our programs of international cooperation - none of them will be reduced, neither with the Russian Federation, nor with our colleagues from NATO," D. Ahmetov said.

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