traditionally pro Moscovite regime of Alexander Lukashenko
who recently came out in support of the post 2-22-14 Kiev Regime:
During the 2014 crisis in Ukraine, Alexander Lukashenko became a critic of Russian policy and interferences in Ukraine's internal affairs. Lukashenko criticized the Donbass status referendums and the idea of federalization, and proclaimed support for the government in Kiev. During the 9 May celebration, Lukashenko spoke in Belarussian instead of Russian for the first time. Later he arranged a meeting between Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko and Russian president Vladimir Putin. The Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza has written about Lukashenko's transformation from "last dictator in Europe to acceptable peacemaker".
Kiev, Ukraine: The defense ministers of Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania signed an agreement at the Belvedere Palace in Warsaw on Friday to establish a joint military brigade to participate in peacekeeping operations and to strengthen cooperation in the region.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, the President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski said that the agreement – contribution to the security of the region. “We want to send Ukraine provided assistance for the modernization of its Army,” – he added.
New international military unit was called LITPOLUKRBRIG (Lithuanian: Lietuvos-Lenkijos-Ukrainos brigada,)
According to the Polish defense ministry, the team will be used in operations under the auspices of the UN and the EU. Among the main tasks – participation in international efforts to maintain peace, the strengthening of military cooperation in the region and lay the foundation for the formation of the European Union Battle Group.
At the meeting of defense ministers of the three countries, it was decided to form Polish-Lithuanian-Ukrainian working groups to structure the team.
According to the plan, Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine military units will remain in their places of permanent deployment, passing subordinate command of the brigade at the time of exercise and perform missions.
Brigade headquarters will be the Polish city of Lublin. There is already a part of the Polish command numbering about 50 soldiers. They need to connect several dozen officers from Ukraine and Lithuania.
This new team is expected to reach full readiness of the brigade in two years.
It may be mentioned that the idea of a Ukrainian-Polish-Lithuanian brigade to counter crises “LITPOLUKRBRIG” appeared in 2007.
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