Belarus is concerned about the threat of a major military conflict


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In the world is the active destruction of agreements on international security, as well as increasing military capabilities. On Wednesday, November 21, stated foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei, BelTA reports.

Mackay said that he agreed with the experts who have drawn Parallels between the early twentieth century and current events, and added that other countries do not notice. “In Belarus there is a feeling that truly realize the reality of the growing threat of a major military conflict in the world has happened,” he said.

According to the diplomat, most States are concerned about their own interests and do not take steps to resolve the situation.

The Central problem of modern politics is a security, as well as overcoming confrontation and “high degree of mistrust” between the countries, said Mackay.

The Minister also noted that the positions of Belarus and Russia on a number of issues in the field of disarmament, non-proliferation and arms control are the same. He stressed that Belarus was the only country that supported the resolution of Moscow on the preservation of the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate range (the INF Treaty).

On 27 October the Deputy head of the Department for nonproliferation and arms control Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Andrei Belousov said that Russia is preparing for a defensive war with the United States. The representative of the Department spoke at a meeting of the Committee of the UN General Assembly after the organization voted against consideration of resolution in support of the INF Treaty.

In October, the President of the United States Donald trump has said that Washington plans to withdraw from the INF Treaty concluded between Russia and the United States in 1987. The document forbade members to produce, test and deploy ballistic and cruise land-based missiles of medium (1,000 to 5,500 kilometers) and small (from 500 to 1000 km) range, and ordered the parties to liquidate the appropriate launcher.

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