“We agreed with the President of Russia that we need to continue the exercises on the territory of Belarus“ Slavic Brotherhood ”, which are taking place near Brest.

We welcome these teachings, and it is good that they are passing, moreover, as I am told, they are successful.

We need to think about the second stage of the exercises and other exercises, work out a plan, without looking around who will tell us what, ”BelTA quotes Lukashenka.

The head of state emphasized that the countries do not intend to “strain anyone, do something insolently”.

“But we must guard our interests,” he added.

On September 16, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Minsk to discuss issues of bilateral cooperation.

As it became known on September 15, Russian servicemen arrived in Belarus to participate in the tactical exercise "Slavic Brotherhood - 2020".

The events will take place at the Brestsky training ground in Belarus from September 14 to 25.