MINSK, 17 September (BelTA) – There will be no war on the territory of Belarus today. It is impossible, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the patriotic forum "We are Belarusians!" dedicated to the Day of People's Unity in Minsk on 17 September, BelTA has learned.
"Addressing the Belarusians today, as President and Commander-in-Chief, I want to assure you: we do not want war and we will not go to war. There will be no war on the territory of Belarus in modern conditions. Because it is impossible," the head of state said.
"If, God forbid, anything happens, we will all become the Brest Fortress. We will defend our land, which belongs to our children, to the last soldier, to the last Belarusian man,” the Belarusian leader stressed. “We will do this in the name of peace in our native land, in the name of Belarus, which we are building on the foundation of victories, achievements, experience and memory of our heroic ancestors."
Aleksandr Lukashenko called on citizens of Belarus to live in peace, not to worry, to raise children, to be happy and cherish their native land.