Moscow wants to extend the lease on the Gabala radar station and modernize the Daryal information and analytical center.
Russia has prepared proposals to Azerbaijan’s leadership on the modernization of the Gabala radar station, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov has said. On Monday, he discussed in Baku the extension of Russia’s lease of the station – officially the property of Azerbaijan – with President Ilham Aliyev and Defense Minister Safar Abiyev.
Russia has “certain plans for modernization” of this Soviet-era missile defense base, Serdyukov said. The details of the rent of the Daryal information and analytical center, as the station is officially called, will be determined by the defense ministers of the two countries by the end of the summer.
Baku had set a number of conditions, which include a higher lease rate and a minimization of the
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