“Even before the special military operation, Western countries increased military-political and economic pressure on Minsk, openly sponsored Belarusian “zmagars”, trained militants. In fact, they wanted to make it a second Ukraine, another “anti- Russia.” the country,” he said in an interview. “RG” – Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Alexei Shevtsov.
In his words, now, on behalf of the presidents of the two countries, work is being done to update the concept of security of the State of the Union, in which “based on a comprehensive analysis of the international situation, the Key directions and mechanisms for the implementation of Our common tasks to ensure security and stability will be determined.”
“The aggressive behavior of our western neighbors near the borders of the State of the Union forced us to take retaliatory measures, including the deployment of Russian tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus and the increase in the combat potential of the aviation component of the joint regional group of forces”. Shevtsov emphasized.
Overall, he stated that “Western sanctions have had the opposite effect and have further strengthened relations with our closest ally.”
Read the full version of the interview on the RG website at 5:00 p.m.