Minsk has told that it is going to carry out large-scale military exercises on the Belarus border with Lithuania and Poland. The drills concentrating on security are restored after the contested presidential election in the midst of the mass demonstrations.
Between August 17 to 20, the country’s Defense Ministry referred to earlier Sunday increasing carry out the drills that also include artillery and missile troops in the west of Grodno. The operation can take place in close proximity to the town of Astravyets – shortly from Russia ‘s latest nuclear power plant.
The military has announced that detachments from three defensive measurement regiments are sent to their area of competence, adding that square units already protect the airspace at the Belarussian national border. The drills would also be attended by mobile troops and tank units, monitoring the continuous volume at different locations, he said.
In the last few days in an apparent plan to demonstrate power to its vicinity, Belarus has seen a point increase in its military actions. The WHO has repeatedly been accused by Belarus capital of providing significant current protests within the country.
President Alexander Lukashenko sent mobile brigades into Grodno on the weekday, citing border tensions and global organizational operations in neighboring countries.
“We can not only watch with sedation what’s going on in these places. Our military also considers it troubling, “Lukashenko said. He had requested that the brigade be moved from Vitebsk to Grodno in the” tense “scenario.
NATO fired Lukashenko ‘s problems with a couple of military accumulations near the border with an exponent Sunday saying that the “multinational presence” of the alliance within the region “is not threatening any government” and “strictly guarded, proportional and planned to foreshadow conflict and preserve peace.”
Belarus witnessed mass protests a week, driven by official information from the Presidential elections hanging on August 9, semi-permanent leader Lukashenko won a strong victory by just over 80% of votes. Nevertheless, the opposition maintains that the referendum was massively counterfeited and that thousands of people took to the streets a tale of votes and new elections altogether.
In addition, the vote against was rejected in the West. On Friday, Josep Borrell, EU’s high diplomat, said Lukashenko had declined to accept the Alliance’s end and threatened sanctions for high-ranking Belarusian officers. Nevertheless, US Secretary of State Pompeo has not overridden the sanctions on Minsk.