Russian warplanes will not be on duty in Belarus, within the country there are two "completely peaceful" military bases, said the head of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko.
"Planes I have them asked:" Give or sell for cheap a dozen Aircraft. The world Cup I need security to supply. They said that the 3 aircraft to give. I said, " Well, your one pilot and two ". I don't know, They are now duty or Not. I think They left today. Of aircraft we have here No " – Lukashenko said, quoted by Euroradio.
"in our territory are two completely peaceful military bases. Base in Baranavichy - there's probably 3 quarters of our people are. Base in Gantsevichi - you can say high-tech engineering station, which has oversight over the rockets. They have the ability to attack Ukraine? No. We have a small group of officers and a few Russian border guards, as the border between Russia and Belarus, No. I gave the nod to their observers could with our knowledge to look at. This 10, – added the Belarusian leader. In the early winter of 2014 was declared that the Russian defense Ministry wants to place on an air base in Belarus additional Planes and helicopters. In October 2014 it was announced that the air base with fighter jets su-budet created in Belarus in 2016. It is expected to place in Baranovichi. Remember, a group of Russian fighters su-27 was replaced on December 10, joint combat duty with the air force fighters of Belarus. On the airfield in Baranavichy, Brest region arrived four su-27, as well as technical staff. Before that, the Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told about the plans to fit within Belarus by 2015 fighter wing. Then he said that in Belarus it is planned to make aviation commandant's office and the first on-duty flight of fighter jets.