Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday called on members of Russia’s Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) military alliance to take a united stand and accused the West of urging Russia to extend its rule. as much as possible.
Speaking at a summit of CSTO leaders in Moscow, Lukashenko said “hell sanctions” against Russia and Belarus could have been avoided if the agency had been united and spoke with one voice.
“Without a united front, the collective West will increase its pressure on the post-Soviet space,” the Belarusian president said in a televised speech to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian leader Kyrgyzstan. and Tajikistan.