Ukraine’s Protection Minister Oleksiy Reznikov throughout an hour-long cellphone name along with his Belarusian counterpart Viktor Khrenin on Sunday agreed on cooperation on the stage of army attaches – on February 15 and February 19, the Ukrainian consultant will observe a army train held within the neighboring nation.
Minister of Protection Oleksiy Reznikov shared the information on the air of the Freedom of Speech panel present on ICTV, Ukrinform experiences.
“We now have lifted many reservations throughout this name. He defined to me what was occurring there, we agreed that now our army attaches could be cooperating. Tomorrow our attaché will likely be current on the invitation of the Belarus protection ministry on the coaching floor the place live-fire train will likely be going down, which – he assured me – is not going to be directed towards Ukraine, so our attaché will likely be observing that. Accordingly, the Belarus attaché o will attend our workout routines. And once more, our attaché will attend the drill set to happen in Belarus on the nineteenth,” the minister stated.
Reznikov recalled that such visits are doable due to the 2001 intergovernmental settlement on cooperation, dialogue, and transparency in conducting sure army workout routines.
“Normal Khrenin assured me that they don’t need and gained’t take any aggressive motion as these are protection workout routines. He assured me that the Russian Armed Forces had been deployed briefly, pending drills… that this can be a short-term factor, for the workout routines scheduled beforehand,” Reznikov stated.
In line with the Ukrainian protection chief, he additionally famous that the Snowstorm 2022 train is only defensive in nature and that Ukraine has no aggressive plans towards Belarus. As well as, he assured his Belarusian counterpart that Ukraine would resolve all points associated to the state of affairs within the briefly occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk areas completely by way of political and diplomatic channels.
The 2 ministers agreed to proceed the dialogue and, in case of any contingencies, to speak instantly on the stage of attaches, ministries of protection and international affairs.
This conjures up an assumption that Ukraine and Belarus keep pleasant relations, Reznikov pressured.
As Ukrinform reported earlier, the Russian-Belarusian army workout routines Allied Resolve 2022 kicked off in Belarus on February 10.
They contain authorities companies, items and army items of the Armed Forces of Belarus and Russia’s Japanese Navy District, deployed inside a brief interval from their bases positioned so far as 10,000 km away from the positioning of the train.
The items will carry out train duties on the Domanivsky, Gozky, Obuz-Lesnivsky, Brestsky, and Osipovitsky ranges, in addition to in sure areas throughout Belarus, tasked with strengthening border safety “to cease infiltration of armed militant teams, find, block, and destroy the unlawful armed formations, and the enemy’s sabotage and reconnaissance teams.”
Additionally as a part of the train, the long-range S-400 Triumph air protection system has been placed on obligation in Brest area bordering Ukraine.