Okas Saparov: The Emba test site is transferred to Kazakhstan
The Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan adopted a law providing for the return of the Emba test site by Russia to Kazakhstan.
“The protocol provides for the transfer of land plots, movable and immovable property of the Emba site by the Russian Federation to the Republic of Kazakhstan for further exploitation, accounting for their depreciation, � Okas Saparov noted.
According to the protocol, the reception of the Emba test site will be carried out by a joint commission formed from authorized representatives of the parties. There are no present claims to the Russian side on improper fulfillment of obligations on the use of the test site, the Deputy Minister noted.
“The withdrawal of the site from leasing will have a positive impact on the economic development of the region. In particular, the returned land can be further used in the interests of entrepreneurs engaged in agriculture, organizations engaged in the field of exploration, extraction of minerals, � Okas Saparov said.
He noted that the withdrawal of the Emba test site from leasing is a continuation of the work on fulfilling the instructions of the Head of State to review areas of military test sites leased by the Russian Federation.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan