Belarusian-Ukrainian air defense exercises, which were to begin on April 28, indefinitely postponed. BelaPAN was informed in the press service of the Ministry of Defence.
Cancel the exercise due to the fact that the Verkhovna Rada has not passed a law allowing foreign troops to the territory of Ukraine for participation in exercises in 2011y explained in the defense establishment. Consideration of the bill in parliament is scheduled for May 11.
As theand BelaPAN Command Air Forces and Air Defence Forces of Belarus, the official telegram from the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence about the cancellation of the exercise is expected in the near future.
Recall, according to legend, exercises, Ukrainian air defense forces to intercept the plane — the violator of the state border, the role of which should perform one of the bases of aircraft the Air Force and Air Defence Forces of Belarus.
From Ukraine to exercise planned to use seven aircraft from Belarus — ten.
Cancel the exercise occurs against disturbances official Kyiv statement
Alexander Lukashenko about "vashyvasts" Ukrainian leadership made it on April 26.