AMUR OBLAST, 12 April (BelTA) – The USA is pushing Poland and the Baltic states towards a confrontation with Belarus. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement after negotiations with President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia's Amur Oblast on 12 April, BelTA has learned.
Close attention was paid to matters of defense during the talks. Aleksandr Lukashenko reminded that Belarus and Russia had long before created a regional military force of the Union State of Belarus and Russia.
“We see how Americans push not only Ukraine but our western neighbor – Poland – and the Baltic states towards a confrontation with Belarus,” he noted.
Aleksandr Lukashenko stated that Russia will help Belarus protect western borders if necessary.