June 28, 2022

America has not seen proof that troops from shut Russian ally Belarus are in Ukraine, the Pentagon stated Friday.

“We’ve not seen any indications that Belarusian troops or forces have moved inside Ukraine,” Pentagon spokesman John Kirby advised reporters.

“We’re not monitoring any imminent involvement by Belarusian forces,” Kirby stated. “That is to not say that it could not occur or that it would not occur.”

The Pentagon spokesman stated america had famous feedback by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko that his nation’s forces would “come to the protection of the rear of Russian forces ought to they be attacked.”

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby stated the US has not seen any indications Belarusian troops are in Ukraine Picture: GETTY IMAGES by way of AFP / Kevin Dietsch

“That is the primary time that he is ever stated something about Belarus maybe getting concerned,” Kirby stated, however there are “no indications right now that they’ve or that that is within the offing.”

A senior US protection official stated earlier Friday that Russian forces have launched greater than 80 missiles into Ukraine from Belarus.

That represents about 10 % of the greater than 800 Russian missiles fired into Ukraine because the invasion started, the official stated.

Russian troops have fired practically 400 missiles from inside Ukraine whereas just below half have been fired from Russia, the official stated.

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