Alexander Lukashenko stressed: “The exercise went in line with the approved concept. Its goals have been reached. Training missions have been completed in a quality manner. Joint defense in conditions of modern challenges and security threats was practiced at a decent level.”
The Belarusian head of state congratulated the military personnel on the successful completion of the army exercise. He wished them every success in their military service in the name of security and peaceful labor of the two brotherly nations.
Belarus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei and UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner discussed the cooperation in mitigating the impact of the Chernobyl disaster and in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
During the media briefing Martin Sajdik described the situation in Ukraine's east after participants of the working group on Ukraine confirmed their dedication to a timeless ceasefire in view of the beginning of the school year.
The delegation will meet with Vice Speaker of the House of Representatives Boleslav Pirshtuk and the members of the working group of the National Assembly of Belarus on cooperation with the Belgian Parliament.
According to the source, the reactor pressure vessel is on its way from the manufacturing site in Russia to the construction site. It is supposed to reach the construction site near Ostrovets in September – early October.
Thomas Moller took part in several observation missions before coming to Belarus. In Belarus everything is organized in an excellent manner, he remarked. He went on saying that during the exercise he had been able to receive all the necessary information.
Grigory Rapota stressed that “comprehensive answers are provided by the defense ministries, the governments and the two heads of state.” The state secretary emphasized the openness of the exercise and a big number of observers invited to attend it.
The National Olympic Committee of Belarus has already hosted working meetings. The visit will last through 23 September. The EOC Coordination Commission is led by Chairman of the Greek National Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos.