Recently Meeting in Minsk, dedicated to the Belarusian-Russian cooperation and the results of negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, the head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko admitted the possibility of deploying Russian aerospace forces on the territory of the country.
The Belarusian leader drew attention to the fact that NATO aviation has become completely "insolent". He noted that the Alliance planes do not hesitate to appear at the borders of Belarus and Minsk is forced to react by raising its fighters into the sky.
This means that we will be constantly pulled, and we must answer
- the president is sure.
Therefore, Lukashenko does not exclude the basing of Russian fighters on Belarusian soil and their joint use by the Russian Aerospace Forces and the RB Air Force. There is already a positive experience and the proposal to “repeat” did not cause “rejection” from the Russian colleague.
Give us these planes. But on these planes, as then (during the World Ice Hockey Championship in 2014), Russians and Belarusians should fly together. And there are enough bases, they do not need to be created, why waste money. Better to buy or build new planes
- he specified.
According to Lukashenka, the joint watch of Russians and Belarusians is almost a ready-made response to the approach and aggressive behavior of the military bloc of Western countries.
If they can be based on our bases, and our guys will fly together with the Russians, then we must ask for weapons for these aircraft. Moreover, the most modern
- he explained.
Lukashenko explained that the military theme was the largest package of issues in the past negotiations with Putin on February 22, 2021.