Lukashenko: Russia will always be our closest ally, though changed brotherly relations on a “partnership” (BelTA, Belarus)

Russia always was, is and will be the closest ally of Belarus. The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said Tuesday in his address to the Belarusian people and the National Assembly, BelTA has learned.

“Russia has always been and still is our closest ally, no matter who was in power in Belarus or in Russia. It’s an overwhelming factor, it is deep within our people. Despite the fact that the fraternal relations with the us changed to “partnership”. In vain,” — said Alexander Lukashenko.

However, he noticed that the relations of strategic partnership of Belarus is going to build China and the West and with the United States and with its neighbors and with the countries of the far arc. “We will continue to solve international problems exclusively by peaceful means and, if asked, are ready to lend a helping hand to other States, stressed the President. — We do any problems not imposed imposed are not collected. You want help, see this help from us — please, we will help”.