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Lukashenko puts troops on alert, Lithuania says regime ‘trying to divert attention’

Monday, August 24, 2020

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda has dismissed claims by Alexander Lukashenko of NATO build-up on the Belarusian border as “baseless”. “The regime is trying to divert attention from Belarus’ internal problems at any cost with totally baseless statements about imaginary external threats,” the president told BNS. His comment came in response to Lukashenko’s statement on Saturday that NATO troops in Poland and Lithuania were “seriously stirring” near their borders with Belarus…