According to "Belta", Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said this.
The State took steps to enhance the border security over the last several years.
"We have to do this due to the events in the South, and in the West from Belarus", he stressed.
According to Lukashenko, they create the complex of measures for reinforcing the security on the southern borders of the country. The authorities field new military units, create the integrated system of border control, introduce modern military equipment.
"The established system is an effective shield in the way of terrorism, drug trafficking and illegal migration. Protection of the rights and legitimate interests of Belarus citizens and the fight against crime are one of the most important tasks of the State. Law enforcement agencies see a steady downward trend in its level. We are in a fierce struggle with drug addiction and drug trafficking. We also increase effectiveness in the area of combating human trafficking" Lukashenko said.