Belarus is trying to escalate tensions – Lithuania's defense minister

  • 2020-08-17
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – Neighboring Belarus is trying to escalate tensions by launching unplanned military exercises in the border region, Lithuanian National Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis said on Monday. Belarus does not pose military threat to Lithuania at the moment but Lithuania and its NATO allies are closely watching the military movement in Belarus, the minister said. "We are closely watching the situation in Belarus. I can confirm the information announced yesterday by Belarus about the starting exercises close to the Lithuanian and Polish bo...
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