Thursday 3 December 2020 - 03:27

Belarus President Concerned over US, NATO Military Presence near CSTO's Borders

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Belarus President Concerned over US, NATO Military Presence near CSTO
Speaking at the online meeting, Lukashenko said the world is once again on the verge of an uncontrolled arms race.

The Belarusian president specified that he is especially concerned by extra US troop deployments in Poland and the country's plans to create new military infrastructure facilities.

"We see clearly that systemic military events are becoming more frequent on the territory of this country and in the Baltic nations”, Lukashenko added, Sputnik reported.

Not only Belarusian national interests are being targeted, the president warned.

"We should consider NATO statements about the development of some new strategic concept exactly in this context. I believe everyone understands whom and what it will be targeted against”, Lukashenko added.

An online meeting of the security council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) convened earlier on Wednesday.

According to the Kremlin, the meeting will discuss issues of allied cooperation under the CSTO, increasing the organization's efficiency, as well as exchanging views on pressing issues of regional and international security.