9 Nov 2017 20:56

Documents on Baikonur signed in Russian, Kazakh leaders' presence

CHELYABINSK. Nov 9 (Interfax) - Russia and Kazakhstan have signed a number of documents regarding the operations of the Baikonur complex.

Documents were signed in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

In particular, first deputy head of Roscosmos Alexander Ivanov and Kazakh First Deputy Agriculture Minister Kairat Aituganov signed the protocol introducing amendments to the Baikonur lease contract, which had been signed between two countries' governments on December 10, 1994.

The protocol amending the intergovernmental agreement of November 17, 2009, on medical services provided to personnel of the Baikonur Cosmodrome and residents of the city of Baikonur and the villages of Toretam and Akai during Russia's rental of the Baikonur complex was also signed.