The situation in the army of Belarus is controlled, the Armed Forces are ready to perform tasks as intended. Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin reported this on Monday, November 23 to President of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko.
“The measures of the training plan of the Armed Forces, despite all the difficulties, have been 100% fulfilled,” the minister was quoted by BelTA.
Thus Khrenin answered the question of the head of state about personnel work in the Armed Forces and the financial condition of the Belarusian army.
At the end of October, Lukashenko said that in the modern world, wars begin with the shaking of the state from within, he added that he is ready to mobilize all forces to defend the country.
On October 29, Lukashenka instructed to strengthen the security of the country’s borders, but not to turn it into an “iron curtain”, as well as to ensure public security in the regions, in particular, to strengthen the work of the people’s guards.
Presidential elections were held in Belarus on August 9. According to the Central Election Commission, the current head of state, Alexander Lukashenko, won. Those who disagreed with this result began to take to the streets. Clashes with law enforcement officers began, and the protests continue to this day.