Belarus: No point in establishing Russian military baseChristian Fernsby ▼ | October 3, 2019
Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said in an interview with RBC news agency, that "there is no practical, political, or military" need in the deployment of the Russian Air Force military base in Belarus.
Europe Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei
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Makei said that the issue is becoming irrelevant due to the development of modern technologies and expressed doubt that the deployment of Russian military facilities would help to strengthen stability and security in the region.
At the same time, the Minister stressed that the decision of Minsk is not related to "the influence of any external forces," only national interests are considered. ■