Alexey Bukchin. Belarus it is necessary to strengthen the southern border, said the head of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko, taking a speech by the acting state Secretary of the security Council Stanislav Sasa And defense Minister Andrei rawkowa.
"We do not conceal the fact that the southern border, we need to strengthen. And not because We are afraid of the Ukrainians that we are there someone attacks " - quoted Lukashenko.
"We fear that in the end what is happening in Ukraine, has not pulled here different kinds of elements that are unnecessary in Belarus, And most weapons. This obliged us to always be alerted. This is our Question We have to decide, for us no one decides, " explained the Belarusian leader.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.