Photo: Press service of the President of Belarus
Alexander Lukashenko attends military exercises West-2021
The S-300 complexes completely blocked the western direction of Belarus. But the southern direction was added, Alexander Lukashenko noted.
Belarus plans to buy weapons from Russia for more than $ 1 billion. At the same time, the prospects for supplying Minsk with S-400 complexes are being discussed. Alexander Lukashenko said this during a visit to the military exercises West-2021 at the Obuz-Lesnovsky training ground near Baranovichi, reports BELTA Sunday 12 September
“Now the S-300 complexes have completely blocked the western direction of Belarus. But we have added a southern direction,” Lukashenka is quoted as saying. Sat. Belarus today.
He noted that in the second part of the talks in the Kremlin with Russian President Vladimir Putin, much attention was paid to defense and security issues.
“The specifics were delayed – from the construction of facilities (including the Vostochny cosmodrome) to the issue of armaments. We discussed these problems,” Lukashenka added.
It was previously reported that Minsk expects aircraft deliveries from Moscow, helicopters and air defense equipment. Lukashenka promised that Belarus would be “equipped”.
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