Ukraine was invited to observe the Russian-Belarusian exercises “West-2017”

Ukraine and several other countries have received invitations from the Ministry of defence of Belarus to send observers to rosasco-Belarusian military exercises “West-2017”, which will be held Булорусі14-September 20.

About it reports Radio Freedom.

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The invitation was received by seven countries: Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden and Norway.

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The defense Ministry of Belarus notes that were sent the invitation under the Vienna document 2011. This document requires you to notify the other party of a military exercise with participation of over 9 thousand people and provide the mandatory on the other hand, when training with the participation of more than 13 thousand people.

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