According to the Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko, in the position of the reunification of Crimea with Russia, about which he informed "more deeply" Ukraine " itself substituted ".
"I know the situation more deeply. Didn't need to be substituted. Maybe tomorrow someone would want to cut a piece of woodland. Can you imagine what would be my reaction and our people? We fought for every piece of land ", - quotes the expression Lukashenko Euroradio.
Alexander Lukashenko recalled how he met with Oleksandr Turchynov was also acting President of Ukraine, and asked him about the reasons for the inaction of the Ukrainian authorities." I Turchynov said That if this is your land, why are You Not at war? Especially because there were a lot of Ukrainian troops. Why Not fought? That, he realized, because it is Not your land?" - said Lukashenko. The Belarusian leader has repeatedly stated, on the fact That the Crimea is Ukrainian territory. Official declarations of acceptance of Crimea into the Russian territory of Minsk is Not produced, but to sign the final Declaration of the Riga summit of "Eastern partnership" with the mention of the "annexation" of Crimea, the Belarusian delegation did Not want. Remember, March 16, 2014 Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. On March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, as well as the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.