16:06 Mar. 30, 2016
Belarusian President convinced that neither the U.S. nor Europe needs another conflict in the Eastern European region
Alexander Lukashenko remarked that sooner or later the threats emerging in Eastern Europe can have a strong impact on the situation in Europe in general.
"It is impossible to balance the situation here, I mean the situation in Ukraine and other trends, without the USA," the Belarusian President said. He stressed that he is firmly confident in it and reminded that he had spoken about it in public several times even before the Normandy Four summit took place in Minsk.
"If the United States want to stop the war in eastern Ukraine in the near future and make a few steps in this direction, the bloodshed will be stopped there," the President of Belarus is convinced.
The Belarusian side is not overenthusiastic about the activation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the so-called promotion of NATO in the East.
"We cannot but respond to it because it happens near our borders," the Belarusian leader said.
He added that he does not want to demonize or exaggerate this process. Alexander Lukashenko does not think that NATO is going to fight Russia or Belarus. "It is impossible and unnecessary in the current conditions," he noted. Full story