In the US diplomatic mission in Bishkek refused to comment on reports of local media that for the “parcel”, weighing 150 tons embassy received as a pouch.
“Comments on this issue will not be” - RIA reported the press service of the US Embassy in Bishkek.
As reported by the Kyrgyz newspaper “Delo №, citing its own sources at the international airport “Manas” in Bishkek, Ukrainian airline “Antonov Airlines” delivered in the Kyrgyz capital of more than 150 tons of cargo unknown, having the status of “pouch” and intended for the US Embassy in Kyrgyzstan.
According to the newspaper, transport aircraft AN-124 twice - on 28 and 30 March - landing at “Manas”. According to the newspaper, every time a plane flew from the UAE capital Abu Dhabi and delivered a load. March 28 aircraft brought seven containers weighing more than 78 tons, March 30 - five containers with a total weight of almost 74 tons. Total for two days, the US Embassy has received 12 containers weighing nearly 152 tons, the newspaper said.
Load in both cases had the status of “pouch” and not subject to any inspection of the Kyrgyz side. The publication recalled that at the beginning of the events in Ukraine in November 2013 the US embassy in Kiev also received “diplomatic cargo”, delivered to military transport aircraft the US Air Force. Security Service of Ukraine is then revealed that the cargo was a box with 60 million dollars in small denominations. Later on Independence appeared brand new banknotes nominal value of 20, 50 and 100 dollars, the newspaper notes.