Most of the land in the Atyrau region, leased by Russia from Kazakhstan, it will be returned to the state in the near future, according to the national portal Adyrna.
The relevant law came into force. There are reports that the local population will be able to reuse agricultural land.
In Kyzylkoga district of Atyrau region, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has leased about 750 thousand hectares of land for 25 years. More than twenty nuclear explosions took place there. The landfill has not been used for a long time.
Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Roman Sklyar commented on the redistribution of part of the landfill Taysoygan in Kyzylkoga district of Atyrau region.
According to the deputies, there is a large field of groundwater.
"On February 22, 2016, the agreement on the use and lease of test sites was ratified. According to the agreement, the northern part of the Taysoygan State Flight Test Center (GLITS) 929, previously leased by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, was transferred to Kazakhstan. In Kyzylkoga district of Atyrau region there were 749.6 thousand hectares of land leased by the Russian military, "Roman Sklyar said.
As a result, according to him, 624.6 thousand hectares of land (83.3%) were returned.
For two years after the return of the lands of the Taysoygan military range in Atyrau region to Kazakhstan, the study of the presence of harmful substances in the soil and water was carried out. According to the results of the study, 624.6 thousand hectares of land returned were environmentally safe and suitable for agriculture.
National portal "Adyrna"