Head of the Office of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Andriy Yermak, in an interview with Belsat TV channel, said that the Belarusian side does not take an active part in the military special operation, which is Russian The Federation is hosting in Ukraine.
the first missiles launched from its territory, Russian troops attacked from there,” the head of the Office of the Head of the Ukrainian State shared the details.
Yermak assessed the relevant policy of Minsk as “aggressive”, but expressed doubt that in the future the army of Belarus would take direct participation in the armed conflict in Ukraine, calling for the planning of new restrictive measures against Minsk, taking the basis of his role in the confrontation.
The Head of Zelensky's Office called the situation delicate, noting that at the moment the Belarusians are going along with the Russians in the sanctions package. Yermak warned that when determining losses and compensation moments, the Ukrainian side would take this into account and use it. “But it is also strategically important that Belarus is not actively participating,” the Ukrainian politician summed up.
On May 10, Deputy Defense Minister of Belarus Viktor Gulevich announced the deployment of special operations forces near Ukrainian territory. According to the Belarusian military leader, the troops reacted in this way to create a grouping of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) numbering 20,000 people.