Part of combat training In Belarus confirmed the Victory Parade in may

MOSCOW, April 20/ Radio Sputnik. Epidemiological situation of Belarus allows the Armed forces of the Republic to carry out the planned activities of combat training, including the parade in Minsk on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of victory in the great Patriotic war on may 9. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the letter of the Ministry of national defense signed by the head of Department Victor Hrenia.

This letter was a response to the collective petition against the organization of the parade. Petition to ban the parade in Minsk and preparation appeared on the website March 31, underneath the “subscribe” 7.3 thousand. Response of the Ministry of defense of the Republic, dated 16 April, is on the same resource.

“down in the moment, in the Republic of Belarus the epidemiological situation allows the Armed forces to carry out the planned activities of combat training. Preparation and holding of the parade is an integral part of combat training of troops. During the training the personnel improves skills, including driving and maintenance of fixed equipment, enhances the professional skills”, – stated in the text of the letter.

Specifies that during training runs “the complex of antiepidemic and preventive measures.”

“today, taken in the Armed forces measures ensure the maintenance of the epidemiological situation in the Armed forces at the appropriate level, as well as the ability and willingness of the Armed forces to perform any task including building the capacity of States in the fight against viral infections,” – added in the letter.

in addition, the document stated that for Belarus “military parade – a tribute to the heroism and steadfastness of our people, selfless struggle against the fascist invaders, the unparalleled labor feat of those who raised the country from ruins.”

“It is also a tradition symbolizing the readiness of the Belarusian nation to defend the national interests of the state”, – underlined in the letter.

However, on 16 April, the defense Ministry of Belarus told about the first ill COVID-19 in the army – a virus was identified in a soldier of the 72nd joint training centre training officers and Junior specialists in the Minsk region. Was later reported two more cases of infections among conscripts in Bobruisk, Mogilev region.

about one case of infection has been known on Monday. Coronavirus infection have been identified in the officer of the military unit in Grodno oblast.

Earlier radio Sputnik reported that Alexander Lukashenko spoke about the “ray of hope” in the fight against COVID-19.

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