the Exit of Washington from the Treaty on open skies (DON) can cause serious damage to the architecture of European security and the system of agreements in the field of arms control. This conclusion is contained in a joint statement, Moscow and Minsk, the text of which is July 6, is hosted on the website of the Belarusian foreign Ministry, BelTA informs.

“the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation, constituting a group of States parties within the framework of the DON, ready for equal and mutually respectful dialogue aimed at finding a comprehensive solution to the problems of execution of the contract, without ultimatums and considering all parties’ interests and concerns to each other. When you define and implement our future policy in respect of the DON, we will work closely within the group of States parties to the Treaty, guided by the objectives of maintaining international stability and improving the efficiency and viability of the Treaty through the strengthening of trust between States parties and with a view to ensuring the security interests of Belarus and Russia”, – stated in the document.

the Belarusian foreign Ministry said that at the initiative of the countries of the depositaries of treaties (Hungary and Canada) format video today will take place the conference of the States parties to the Treaty to consider the consequences of the publication of this document the United States.

the event will be attended by all States parties to this multilateral mechanism. In connection with the conference delegation of the Union state and distributed the above-mentioned joint statement.