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Belarus is ready to bring peacekeepers to Donbass and take control of border with Russia - Lukashenko

09/26/2019 01:18:35 pm
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Belarus is ready to bring peacekeepers to the Donbass and take control of a section of the Ukrainian-Russian border. This was stated by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko in an interview with Ukrainian journalists, - RBC-Ukraine reports.

He said, the consent of all parties is necessary for this.

"If you want us to close the border of 400 kilometers between Ukraine and Russia, which is now not being controlled by the Ukrainian authorities, we will close this border. Although for me it is a big problem to get involved in this conflict, but we are ready to send peacekeepers, border guards, troops, whatever you want, but we are ready to close this section of the border if there is agreement between the two parties", - Lukashenko said.

According to the head of the republic, Minsk will continue to do everything possible to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

As previously reported, Lukashenko stated that the country is ready to take part in restoring the infrastructure of Donbass. According to him, Belarus is interested in peace and stability in Ukraine.

He also noted that Belarus would continue to do everything in its power to achieve peace in Ukraine. In particular, to ensure the work of the tripartite contact group in Minsk, provide humanitarian assistance and participate in the restoration of the Donbass infrastructure.