Another unit of Wagner PMC deployed in Belarus, - Lukashenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

"We will catch them all", the Belarusian leader claims
16:13, 4 August 2020

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko

President of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko states that another unit of Wagner private military company has been developed in the southern region of the country. Novoye Vremya outlet reported this on August 4.

"Today, we got a word about another unit that was deployed in the south. So instead of collecting the harvest, we should be chasing them in the woods. We'll catch them all", Lukashenko said in his annual speech to the Belarusian nation.

Related: Russians detained in Belarus were heading to Latin America

On July 29, workers of Belarusian law enforcement agencies detained a group of more than 30 militants who appeared to be militants from Wagner PMC. Commenting on the incident, Lukashenko stated that Russia has been interfering with Russia's domestic affairs, including the presidential election campaign.

Earlier, the Russians detained in Belarus stated that their purpose of the visit was a transit trip. They claim they were supposed to fly to Latin America. The Russian consul in Minsk Kirill Pletnev stated this, RIA Novosti reports.

On July 25, the Russians were supposed to fly from Minsk to Istanbul, and from there to a third country. The detainees "expressed complete bewilderment at the events unfolding around them."

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