Ukrainian military attaché in Belarus receives memo of protest against border violation – world


MINSK, December 5. / TASS /. The Belarusian Defense Ministry handed a note of protest to the Ukrainian military attaché over the violations of the state border, the Belarusian defense agency reported on its Telegram channel on Sunday.

“On December 5, 2021, the military attaché at the Ukrainian Embassy in the Republic of Belarus, summoned to the Department of International Military Cooperation of the Ministry of Defense, received a note of protest due to the more frequent violations of the State border of the Republic of Belarus in the airspace by the Ukrainian side, “the statement read.” The violation, on December 4, 2021, of the state border of the Republic of Belarus in the airspace by a Ukrainian helicopter of type Mi-8 in the region of the populated locality of Novaya Rudnya was the reason, “the statement said.

The Belarusian side told the military attaché that “the Ukrainian side is avoiding dialogue to resolve controversial issues both in the sense of international military cooperation and arms control, which is very alarming.” “The combination of these facts may indicate that a threat to the security of the Republic of Belarus could emerge to the south,” the Belarusian Defense Ministry said.

On December 4, at the Belarusian-Ukrainian border, a Ukrainian military helicopter Mi-8 crossed the state border at an altitude of about 100 meters near the Novaya Rudnya checkpoint and traveled up to 1 km of Belarusian territory.


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