Belarus has closed its border with Ukraine, claiming that arms are being smuggled into the country.
President Alexander Lukashenko says it is essential for an endeavor by outside forces to oust his dictator system. Mr Lukashenko asserted – without giving evidence – that his security administrations had revealed an unfamiliar upheld psychological oppressor sleeper cells plotting to expel him from power. “They have gone too far. We can’t pardon them,” he said. He asserted the weapons were being dispatched to psychological militant cells subsidized by Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine and the US. “An enormous measure of weapons is coming from Ukraine to Belarus. That is the reason I requested boundary security powers to completely close the line with Ukraine,” Mr Lukashenko said, at a service denoting the country’s 30 years of autonomy following the breakdown of the Soviet Union. He said he would face Germany’s Angela Merkel and different pioneers about the cases. Ukraine denied meddling in Belarus’ homegrown issues and said shutting the 1,084-km (674-mile) boundary would make its kin “suffer”.Belarus imparts a line to Ukraine in the south. It borders Poland and Lithuania in the west, Latvia in the north, and Russia in the east.