Bellicose Lukashenko claims that Russia & Belarus might crew up & convey Western-orientated Ukraine ‘to its knees’ in simply 24 hours

Belarus won’t impose sanctions on Ukraine, however, at any time, Minsk might crew up with Russian President Vladimir Putin and convey Kiev “to its knees” in simply sooner or later, Belarus’ Alexander Lukashenko informed journalists on Monday.

Speaking on the ‘Big Conversation with the President’ press convention, the Belarusian president mentioned he might significantly hurt Ukraine if he imposed an embargo on provides of gas and lubricants.

Ukraine buys a major proportion of its diesel from Belarus, its northern neighbor. Earlier this 12 months, when Belarus’ Mozyr refinery deliberate to bear upkeep, there was fear in Kiev that Ukrainians would face a extreme gas scarcity.

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“We are not going to impose any sanctions against you,” he mentioned, responding to a query from a Ukrainian journalist. “If we wanted to bring you to your knees, we would do it within 24 hours together with President Putin, who you dislike so much.”

He added that Ukrainians themselves would “carry [Ukrainian President Volodymyr] Zelensky and the rest of the leaders of Ukraine” on a pitchfork.

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According to Lukashenko, Minsk won’t “shoot itself in the foot,” noting that sanctions and stopping commerce would even be painful for Belarus. As issues stand, the 2 nations have a commerce turnover of about $6 billion a 12 months, he claimed.

“It is profitable for both you and us. But you behave very badly sometimes,” he continued. “Don’t do this. This is the economy, not politics.”

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