The Kyrgyz parliament’s defense committee approved a bill to close Manas Air Base, a key hub for supplying US and coalition forces in Afghanistan, Feb. 9, 2009. The measure now moves to the full parliament. Here, an Air Force KC-135 tanker takes off from Manas for a refueling mission over Afghanistan.
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