MINSK, 28 July (BelTA) – The preservation of the country is the most important matter. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement as he met with senior officials and personnel of various national security agencies while inspecting military unit No.3214 of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on 28 July, BelTA has learned.
The Belarusian leader stated: “You and I should worry most of all about preventing the situation in our country from getting destabilized. It is the first and foremost task for you and I. The presidential election is a secondary matter. To preserve the country is the most important thing.”
BelTA reported earlier that while talking to military personnel Aleksandr Lukashenko said he was confident that the right policy in favor of creating a reliable national security system had been adopted. “We've chosen true reference points and can say that our national security system has been created thanks to efforts of our entire nation. Nobody gave us anything as a gift and we owe nothing to anyone,” the head of state stressed.