Lavrov: Russia does not intend to occupy Belarus under the pretext of military exercises

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MOSCOW, June 23. /TASS/. Russia is not going to invade and occupy Belarus under the pretext of joint military exercises. This was in connection with concerns expressed by the Baltic neighbors, said Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov in an interview to Belarusian mass media on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.