Alexander Lukashenkoon: Andrei Stasevich / AP
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has demanded from Russia to clarify the situation with the detention in the Republic fighters of private military companies (PMCs) Wagner. It is reported BelTA.
According to the Belarusian leader, he already sees the reaction of the Russians (who exactly go speech, Lukashenko did not specify), which “somehow trying to justify your dirty intentions”. He also accused the Russian side in an attempt to distort the situation and present it as if Belarus itself brought the PMC soldiers.
He demanded that his press Secretary Natalia eysmont to turn to Russian media and Telegram channels, “that they did not drive snowstorm”.
A team of 32 Russians, who were called mercenaries, detained in a sanatorium near Minsk on July 29. According to BelTA, they drew the attention of uncharacteristic for Russian tourists behavior and monotonous clothing in military style. Another man was arrested in the South of Belarus. It is argued that they all serve in PMCs Wagner. The investigative Committee of Belarus checks.
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