”We are at the stage of exploring conditions and nothing more than that. But they immediately raise the issue, “The government is selling out its motherland!” This I find as mere political speculations. And I think, that it might be convenient for certain forces to manipulate the situation to discredit us,” said PM Kulov.
”We are investigating the conditions. We cannot refuse being unaware of those conditions. In three years we are to pay out 100 million US dollars. Where will you get this money? Then you will ask yourself why the government has not even studied the conditions,” said the PM.
20 April 2006
At least Kulov has it right: