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Belarus: No point in establishing Russian military base

Christian 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.
Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei
Europe   Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei
Various media have repeatedly raised this topic. Moscow and Minsk previously confirmed that they are discussing this possibility.

Topics: Belarus Russia military

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.