Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said Tuesday, October 4, that Poland is massing military forces near the Belarusian border, and Lithuania is trying to keep up.
Lukashenko stressed, at a meeting on military security issues: “Poland is the most active, a new mechanized division is being formed in the south of the Belarusian direction, and personnel brigades are being created for Poland’s territorial defence in the north and east of the country.”
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The Belarusian president stressed that “the intensity of reconnaissance flights near our borders is not declining.”
“Operational and combat exercises are actively being carried out, including with the participation of the Paperd training ground in Lithuania, which is located only 15 kilometres from the border of Belarus,” Lukashenko said.
The Belarusian official added that “under the guise of Kyiv’s support, a number of European countries are implementing their plans to rearm with modern weapons and equipment, to strengthen their armies.”
According to the Belarusian president, there is a NATO concentration of approximately 25,000 military personnel in the countries neighbouring Belarus.
By: Manal bengilale