Russia does not pay Belarus located on the territory of the Republic of the military, as it is an element of alliance countries in joint defense.
This was announced on Wednesday, January 26, First Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Denisov, the discussion in the State Duma agreement with Belarus to supply products in time of war.
"We did a number of military facilities in Belarus, the remnants of the military infrastructure of the Soviet Armed Forces, mainly related to air defense, radar, telecommunications," — said the diplomat.
Recalling that in the republic within the Russian garrison and serve as officers of the Armed Forces, Deputy Minister noted that "any additional amounts in excess of the necessary for the maintenance, operation of these facilities pay" Moscow does not carry.
Recall that in April last year, the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko reminded Moscow that located on its territory of the Russian military bases, for which you have to pay, too. "If the Russian president forgot Baranovichi and Vileika, we must remember. If he wants to know how much they pay us for them, as opposed to Sevastopol — zero. Zero rubles, zero kopecks, zero dollars "- then said the Belarusian leader.