MINSK, 6 August (BelTA) – Belarus is ready to continue assisting with the resolution of the conflict in Ukraine's southeast. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement in an interview with the Ukrainian journalist Dmitry Gordon, BelTA has learned.
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We can resolve the issue even now. But it will be more and more difficult to do that as time goes by.”
Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed that both Russians and Ukrainians are brothers for the people of Belarus. “The three nations are one family. Nobody anywhere else wants us. We should not have come to this – to this fight. But since we had, we should have resolved this issue long ago. I want the three of us – Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus – to negotiate like brothers and resolve the issue,” he said.