Belarus Refuses To Host Russia’s Airbase, Russia Calls Its Unpleasant

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made a comment on Minsk’s reluctance to set up a Russian military airbase in Belarus. In an interview to Kommersant, Lavrov described the refusal by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko to accommodate a Russian airbase as an unpleasant episode. It is an unpleasant episode indeed,” he said. However, the foreign minister noted that Belarus and Russia have a special relationship, particularly when it comes to coordinating foreign policies. “It is the content that matters, not the form. Belarus President Lukashenko has repeatedly said, including a question on the base, that Belarus is a 100% Russia’s ally. … Continue reading Belarus Refuses To Host Russia’s Airbase, Russia Calls Its Unpleasant