GOMEL, 26 October (BelTA) – There is no mobilization in Belarus and no mobilization will happen any time soon. State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Aleksandr Volfovich emphasized the point as he met with Gomel Oblast worker collectives to discuss the evolving military and political situation in the country and abroad, BelTA has learned.
National security, military security, and economic security were discussed among other things during the meeting. Aleksandr Volfovich made a few comments about the ongoing army draft campaign. He stressed that joining the army is a constitutional duty.
The official said: “There is no mobilization in Belarus and no mobilization will happen any time soon. Today we neutralize threats to our national security, military security by using the available forces and means of the national security system and the military organization of the state.”
“We are managing. But the army needs personnel in order to be combat-ready,” he clarified.
Aleksandr Volfovich remarked that a regular autumn army draft campaign was in progress. “The little boys, who have not served in the army, will get experience, will become men, and will find friends. It is an honor to serve in the army these days,” he stressed.