Lukashenko: In the event of a military conflict, Belarus will be supported by the entire western part of the RF Armed Forces
President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko made a statement related to the topic of national security. In an interview with the American television channel CNN, the Belarusian president denied the statement that Russia was absorbing Belarus. According to the President of Belarus, the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation are creating such an alliance, which in the future is stronger than any unitary one.
According to the Belarusian leader, he and Vladimir Putin are "smart enough to create a powerful alliance of two independent states."
At the same time, Lukashenko warned the Western countries, NATO, against carrying out military provocations against the Belarusian state.
According to the President of Belarus, in the event of a military conflict, Belarus will be supported by "the entire western part of the RF Armed Forces." Apparently, Alexander Lukashenko was referring to the Western Military District of Russia, whose troops took part in the recent military exercises at the training grounds of Belarus together with Belarusian servicemen.
Lukashenko added that with statements about the readiness of Russian troops to support Minsk in the event of an armed conflict, in the event of aggression against Belarus, he does not frighten the West, but states a fact.
The Belarusian president pointed out that now there is no talk of creating any outposts in the west of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus. But if it is needed, then, as Lukashenko pointed out, Moscow and Minsk can create them within one month.
Minsk pointed out that the coordination and efficiency of actions during the joint exercises showed this.
Also in the interview, they talked about refugees who are trying to get to the EU through Belarus. Answering the question of Matthew Chance, Lukashenko noted that accusations against Minsk about allegedly deliberate delivery of refugees by the Belarusian side to the Polish and Lithuanian borders are absurd. Lukashenka invited him to visit the border areas to see for himself. The President of the Republic of Belarus added that neighboring Poland is waging an insane campaign, introducing, among other things, a state of emergency on its eastern border.
American journalists are preparing to present the full interview the other day. The first excerpts from it were published by Belarusian information resources.
- website of the President of Belarus
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