MINSK, 2 June (BelTA) – State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Aleksandr Volfovich visited the Military Faculty of the Belarusian State University on 2 June, BelTA has learned.
Aleksandr Volfovich met with professors and cadets of the Military Faculty. He spoke at length about the military political situation in the world, evaluated challenges and threats to national security, and drew attention to the equipping of the Belarusian army with modern weapons and military hardware and to the quality training of military specialists.
Aleksandr Volfovich noted: “Our meeting is taking place in an extremely complicated situation evolving in the sphere of international security. One can definitely say that a new world order is steadily taking shape. The world is moving towards another redivision, which is accompanied by extremely strained mutual relations between the main centers of power.”
Aleksandr Volfovich also described the situation near Belarus' borders. In particular, he noted that the intensity of aerial reconnaissance flights has doubled, American strategic aviation units are systemically present in the skies above Poland and the Baltic states, and the scale and activity of combat training events have increased considerably.
“Due to the complicated and intense situation near Belarus' borders the army has reinforced the duty forces and is taking measures to enhance the protection of the border with designated forces and assets,” the official noted.
Aleksandr Volfovich praised the work of the Military Faculty. He remarked that graduates of the Belarusian State University should be raised as patriots, who are ready to protect the Motherland.