The head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on collecting the operational command of the military power of the country asked for in persistent form to intensify the Process of optimization of the Belarusian army, strengthening it, given the events in Ukraine, the fighting component.
"The optimization process (the army) is not obliged" to harden ". Require more time to analyze the composition of all kinds of management and structures provide — the so-called " convoy ". At his expense to strengthen combat units, – the expression quoted Lukashenko RIA "news" referring to the Belarusian state Agency BelTA." The events in Ukraine have revealed the importance of military power military component is able to fulfill the task ", - has noticed the President of Belarus.
according to him, further optimization of military power should be directed towards strengthening the quality of wealth army. Eleven October Alexander Lukashenko tried to convince the Ukrainian authorities "not to throw the terrorists" on the ground of the Republic. On 10 October it was announced that Belarusian border guards denied entry to the country of about 200 Ukrainians carrying camouflage uniforms, bats, batons and non-lethal traumatic weapon type