MINSK, 10 January (BelTA) - Belarusian peacekeeping forces are protecting a military airfield in Kazakhstan, Deputy Commander of Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Belarus Sergei Andreyev said in an interview with Belarus 1, BelTA has learned.
“In accordance with the decision a peacekeeping contingent from Belarus have arrived in Kazakhstan by the Russian Aerospace Forces. The redeployment was carried out as planned. They arrived on time, without any violations or delays. Upon arrival, the servicemen were accommodated and provided with food. They have taken under protection the assigned objects and are fulfilling their tasks,” said Sergei Andreyev.
Belarus has sent a trained peacekeeping company from the 103rd Airborne Brigade of Special Operations Forces from Vitebsk to Kazakhstan.
“Currently, the Belarusian peacekeeping contingent is carrying out the task of protecting and defending the military airfield,” Sergei Andreyev added.