The Ministry of defense plans to hold a parade on may 9 in Minsk, while the army has already registered three cases of infection with coronavirus. This was in response to a petition of citizens said the defence Minister of the country Victor Granin, reports TUT.BY
A petition to cancel the parade and the preparation for it appeared on the website “friendly city” on March 29. The appeal was signed 7305 citizens.
According to the head of the Belarusian defense Ministry, the parade and rehearsals are not going to cancel, as they are part of the combat training of the army.
“Down in the moment, in the Republic of Belarus the epidemiological situation allows the Armed forces to carry out the planned activities of combat training,” – said Henin.
The Department reports that during training the medical service of the Armed forces performs a “complex anti-epidemic and preventive measures”.
“For Belarus military parade is a tribute to the heroism and steadfastness of our people, selfless struggle against the fascist invaders, the unparalleled labor feat of those who raised the country from ruins. It is also a tradition symbolizing the readiness of the Belarusian nation to defend the national interests of the state,” he added.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University in Belarus at the moment 4779 confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus, 45 people died.
Belarus recorded a 6264 cases of coronavirus infection, 515 recovered, 51 died.