Washington is concerned about decision of Moscow and Minsk

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced the concern of Washington because of the extension of joint teachings of Russia and Belarus, reports CNN. According to Blinken, this indicates the preparation of Russia “Soil for the invasion”.

“Now they justify the continuation of the exercises, which, according to them, were to end now. The continuation of an indefinite period due to the situation in the East of Ukraine – the situation they created by continuing to pump tensions,” the RBC quotes the Word of the American Secretary of State .

On the continuation of the teachings in the form of “verification of the response for the response of the Union State” earlier on February 20, the Belarusian Minister of Defense Viktor Krentin said. He explained that the decision was made “in connection with the increase in military activity among the external borders of the Union State and the exacerbation of the situation in the Donbas.” Joint teachings “Union determination” were to end on February 20.