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08.06.2016 - 22: 31

Lukashenko promised to strike first in the event of war with NATO

Belarus "without the hubbub and noise," prepare for a possible military confrontation with the West.

Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko promised in the event of armed conflict, the alliance with Russia to immediately send troops into battle Belarus as mean defense agreements between Minsk and Moscow.

"Russians often say that Russia's borders, NATO deployed a new contingent. It must be emphasized that the first and foremost - our borders, Belarus borders. We see it and we accept no hubbub, no adequate measures noise. We have a joint group of forces in the west, which ensures the safety of our country - Belarus and Russia. And based on this group - part of the Belarusian army. In case of conflict, they are the first to come into battle and for a short time here catching up part concentrated in the west of the Russian Federation ", - quoted the head of state government news agency" BelTA ".

Lukashenko stressed that Belarus "has always been the initiator of integration processes in the post-Soviet space", and foreign policies should not forget its close ties with Russia.

"We do not hide it from our western colleagues not that, not that of partners, not rivals. They are well aware of our arrangement with Russia ", - he said.

Recently Alexander Lukashenko holds multidirectional policy maneuvering between the interests of the US, Europe and Russia, and at the same time making loud statements sometimes controversial nature. As recently as April, he promised to provide Belarusians in the country's security, peace and quiet, adding that Minsk is not going to war with anyone. However, at the same time, he noted that the country's army is ready to repel any attack.

At the same time the Belarusian leader called mad people, pushing the world into a new global war, and said the threat to peace, which he observes in the international arena.

A source: Ридус

Author: Sergey Bolotov

Tags: Lukashenko, Belarus, Russia, Military, War, NATO