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Russia, India agree on military interaction in Central Asia

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

New Delhi, Dec 4, Itar-Tass/ACSNA/IRNA -- A Russian military 
delegation source in the Indian capital told Itar-Tass on Saturday 
that Russia and India had agreed on the possibility of military 
interaction in Central Asia, including Tajikistan. 
The source clarified that India was currently building a runway at
a military airfield outside the Tajik capital of Dushanbe. He also 
recalled that Russia has a military base in Tajikistan. 
"We agreed that we would coordinate our actions closely in the 
military sphere," the source went on to say. 
He also noted that Russia didn`t regard India as a rival and 
wouldn`t be opposed to India`s hypothetical presence in Central Asia. 

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