MINSK, 2 March (BelTA) – The defense ministries of Belarus and Russia have signed a five-year strategic partnership program. Head of the International Military Cooperation Department, Aide to the Defense Minister for International Military Cooperation Oleg Voinov made the statement after a meeting hosted by the head of state on 2 March, BelTA has learned.
According to Oleg Voinov, it is the first time the defense ministries of Belarus and Russia have signed a strategic partnership program for a period of five years. The program will allow making clear-cut future plans and advancing Belarus' cooperation with the Russian Federation.
The official stressed that Russia is a strategic ally for Belarus, including in military affairs.