- Russian Neighbor Belarus Asks To Host Another 15 Russian Fighter Jets In Response To NATO Escalation!
by Tyler Durden, www.zerohedge.com
With NATO actively building up its airforce support in Poland and the Baltic states in recent days in a flashback to cold war military escalation and deterrence, and even launching AWACS planes over Poland and Romania to monitor the Ukraine crisis and “enhance the alliance’s situational awareness,” the inevitable has finally happened, and other Russian neighbor states, ones not alligned with the military treaty, have escalated in turn only this time the are showing their allegiance not to the west but to Russia.
Moments ago RIA reported that Minsk will “adequately react to the strengthening of NATO forces near the borders of Belarus, and will offer to host up to an additional 15 Russian aircraft, according to the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on Wednesday at a meeting of the Security Council of Belarus.
“Belarus is adequately reacting to the strengthen the forces of NATO near the borders of Belarus” – the president said. He added that “Belarus will offer to host up to an additional 15 Russian Federation aircraft in connection with the activity of NATO.”