Minsk announces readiness of joint group to defend the Union State

Minsk announces readiness of joint group to defend the Union State
# 06 January 2023 14:45 (UTC +04:00)

The joint Russian-Belarusian regional grouping of troops is ready to defend the Union State, said Deputy Minister of Defense of Belarus Andrei Zhuk, APA's Moscow correspondent reports.

According to him, in the future, Moscow and Minsk will improve the training of the military. “The training of interspecific units will be carried out. A tactical flight exercise begins on the territory of the country, ”RIA Novosti quoted the deputy head of the ministry as saying.

Zhuk clarified that one of the stages of preparation would be the joint exercise “Union Shield – 2023”.

The day before, the Ministry of Defense of Belarus reported that personnel and military equipment of the Russian Armed Forces would continue to arrive in the republic, the ministry said and noted that the process of building up the regional grouping of troops was proceeding in stages.

“In order to increase the level of combat training of the aviation units of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation, which are part of the aviation component of the RGV (C), it is planned to conduct a joint tactical flight exercise,” the Ministry of Defense said.

#
#

THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED