President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said in his new year address said that the country is living openly and thus became hostage to the economic situation of the partners. He also assured that the Belarusian land will never aggression, but encouraged to “keep their powder dry”.
“The sovereign independence of Belarus was in the midst of global geopolitical and economic events”, – Lukashenka continued. He noted that the country is living openly and therefore “hostage” the economic situation of traditional partners.
The head of Belarus also noted that now in different parts of the world affected by armed conflicts, terrorist attacks, exacerbated interethnic and interreligious war. In this regard, he noted that Belarus managed to preserve, as an island of stability and calm, although it was not easy. Lukashenko also said that Belarusian never with of the earth relative to the neighbors and fraternal peoples, not aggression. At the same time, he noted that the people in uniform know that “need to keep the powder dry”.
Lukashenka also expressed confidence that the next 2017-1 year will be a turning point and will give a powerful impetus to the development of the country.
New year 2017 . Chronicle of events