President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has repeatedly warned of the possibility of such situations which have recently arisen in the Kerch Strait. This convinced the Minister of foreign Affairs Vladimir Makey:
“Regarding the fact that we will gradually slide into the abyss of conflict. How we perceive it? We are very close. And we indirectly and directly feel the consequences of this confrontation,” – he explained.
“We certainly would like to have not made any steps that would lead to further increased tensions in the region. Because it is able to influence not only regional but international security as a whole. We are convinced that the parties to the conflict are aware of their responsibility for the situation in the region, for regional security”, – said the head of the Belarusian foreign Ministry.
According to the Minister, Belarus would like to”hear more emotional statements”of the international community, because further escalation of the conflict is possible:
“We always talked about, and it has repeatedly stressed the Belarusian head of state, Belarus is ready to contribute, if this is acceptable to the relevant political players, in the settlement of the situation and defusing the tensions that today, unfortunately, present in our region,” said Mackay.
“We’ve been tracking the statements that were made, and the one and the other side. But direct contact was not. Of course, it was important for us to get one, and from the other hand objective information in order to have a real analysis of the situation related to this incident”, – the Minister added.
As you know, on 27 November, foreign Ministry of Ukraine has collected foreign ambassadors about Russia’s attack on Azov. They “” proved, the Russians attacked Ukrainian military ships without any reason, because the Ukrainian sailors deliberately did everything to avoid being accused of provocation.
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We will remind, the Ukrainian ballet star received a Russian passport. As reported by “Know.ia”, NATO officials said the Alliance is not going to send additional ships to the Black sea to support the country. Also “Know.ia”, the SBU conducts searches at the place of residence of the Primate of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, scandalous Metropolitan Pavel in the case of inciting sectarian strife.
Dave Zakarian has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Koz Post, Dave Zakarian worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.