Belarus reserves the right to take preventive measures of strategic deterrence to prevent an attack. This was stated by the head of the Department of International Military Cooperation of the Ministry of Defense of Belarus Valery Revenko.
"On the territory of Lithuania and with the direct support of the Lithuanian authorities, the so-called "united transitional government" was created and operates, which aims to overthrow the current government in the Republic of Belarus," the statement reads.
Reveneko said that Belarus will defend its national interests using all available means, including through the use of military force.
"Belarus reserves the right to take a complex of preventive measures of strategic deterrence with the aim of preventing an attack or neutralizing an internal armed conflict," Revenko added.