Armenia needs $90,000 to maintain troops at Russian base in Gyumri

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Gorik Akopyan, Head of the National Security Service of Armenia, asked the government to grant about $90,000 to maintain Armenian soldiers on the Russian base in Gyumri, Trend reports.

Part of the sum will be spent to cover the debt for services of the South Caucasus Railway. The government will respond to the request on January 16.

The 102nd Russian military base in Gyumri was established in 1995 to protect the territory within the framework of the CIS joint air defenses. The base is part of the Russian forces of the North Caucasus Military District in Trans-Caucasus.