"Will there be a war or not?" War can happen in two cases - if there is direct aggression against Belarus, and if our Belarus is directly involved in open war. On the other hand, if the territorial integrity of our ally Russia is violated, Belarus will take part in this war. This is based on our alliance agreement," Belarus President Alyaksandr Lukhasenko said in his address to the nation and parliament on January 28, Report informs, citing TASS.
"I want to answer a very important question for the Western alliance - will there be troops in Belarus? If our country is invaded, there will be hundreds of thousands of Russian troops with hundreds of thousands of Belarusians, who will be fighting for the protection of their holy land," he stressed.