Belarus to Buy Weapons Worth $1 Billion from Russia

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko told reporters on Sunday that Belarus is planning to purchase more than $1 billion worth of weapons from Russia, potential supplies of S-400 missile systems to the country are being discussed, BelTA news agency reports.

“The western direction of Belarus is now fully covered by S-300 missile systems. But we now have the southern direction.”


Lukashenko noted that a lot of attention was paid to issues of defense and security at the recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin.

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