Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko is hosting a meeting in Shklov to discuss territorial defense, BelTA has learned.
The head of state arrived at the Shklov District Executive Committee where he was greeted by Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin, State Secretary of the Security Council Aleksandr Volfovich, as well as representatives of the local authorities. During a brief conversation preceding the meeting, the head of state gave the go-ahead for the appointment of Deputy Chairman of the Gorki District Executive Committee Andrei Kamko as Head of the Shklov District Executive Committee.
“All those present here understand how relevant it is today to discuss national security matters,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed.
According to the president, the level of training of local administration is of particular importance for territorial defense. “The overall success of territorial defense depends on how well executives in local governments know the state of things with the training of their subordinates, as well as the tasks and ways to fulfill them. The General Staff, people in charge of the army and the country will help you, we will send you the military that will establish the necessary communication and help you manage the territorial defense troops. We will send one or two people, most likely, even a controller. Heads of district and regional executive committees also need to learn how to fight,” the head of state said.
Written by: belta.by