First Deputy State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Pavel Muraveiko stated that the country has increased readiness armed forcesair defense systems are in constant readiness.
“Today the West is ready to fight in Ukraine not only to the last Ukrainian, but also to the last mercenary, whom they collect around the world in order to throw them into a meat grinder against the Russian Armed Forces. We, of course, react to this, monitor the situation, in fact on a daily basis we receive data from our Russian colleagues on what is happening there. <...> We keep our air defense system in constant readiness to respond to various kinds of provocations. The whole range of measures is provided for, and the system is working quite steadily,” Muraveiko said on the air of the Belarus-1 TV channel.