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Russia may provide the U.S. Afghan corridor.
This may be just about non-military goods.
Russia could provide the U.S. an opportunity to move goods to Afghanistan through its territory. According to the head of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, this could be just about non-military goods.
Washington himself appealed to Moscow to request them.
offer Americans, apparently linked to the recent statement of President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiev on the closure of American air base at the international airport "Manas" in Bishkek. Meanwhile, Russia - not the only country that can help Americans survive the loss of "Manas". The territory for the transit of American goods in Afghanistan ready to Tajikistan.
Base, established in 2001, plays an important role in the U.S. and NATO operations against the Taliban in Afghanistan. But, in the opinion of Kurmanbek Bakiev, the end of the active phase of the counterterrorist operation in Afghanistan, the need for a base anymore. A statement on the closure of the base was made at a press conference after a meeting with Kurmanbek Bakiev, President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, who promised to grant Kyrgyzstan a loan of $ 2 billion, a grant of $ 150 million, as well as restructure the public debt of the State. Nevertheless, Bishkek and Moscow insist that the "expulsion" of Americans of "Manas" and financial assistance to each other in no way connected.