27 Feb 2022 16:59

Lukashenko says during talks 'all aircraft, helicopters, missiles' deployed in Belarus to remain on ground

MINSK. Feb 27 (Interfax) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has said in a phone talk with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that "all aircraft, helicopters and missiles" deployed in Belarus will remain on the ground during the talks.

"Alexander Lukashenko made a phone call to Volodymyr Zelensky. The politicians agreed that the Ukrainian delegation will meet with the Russian delegation without preconditions at the Ukrainian-Belarusian border near the Pripyat River," the First Man's Pool Telegram channel, which is close to the presidential press service, said on Sunday.

"Lukashenko has assumed responsibility for keeping all aircraft, helicopters and missiles deployed on Belarusian territory on the ground during the Ukrainian delegation's travel, negotiations and return," the statement said.