Russia to supply Iskander-M missile systems to Belarus in coming months - Putin
ST. PETERSBURG, June 26, 2022 (BSS/TASS) - Moscow will supply Iskander-M
missile systems to Minsk in the coming months, Russian President Vladimir
Putin said at the opening of talks with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander
Lukashenko on Saturday.
"As you and I have agreed upon, you were asking about this, we made a
decision. In the coming months, we will supply Belarus with Iskander-M
tactical missile systems which, as it is known, can use both ballistic and
cruise missiles both in the standard and nuclear modifications," Putin said.
The Russian leader also proposed to instruct Russian and Belarusian defense
ministers and chiefs of staff to work through all the details related to this
issue. "I agree absolutely," said Lukashenko. "It's a deal," concluded Putin.