(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Presenter Svyatlana Vitkowskaya
1. 0015 Introduction.
2. 0030 Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka hosts a reception for the graduates of the Belarusian Military Academy's command staff department and the Russian General Staff Academy. Lukashenka addresses the graduates and says that Belarus needs officers who are loyal to the interests of the state and skilled professionals. He notes that Belarus is taking into account modern military and political realities when reforming its armed forces.
Video shows footage of the reception; Lt-Col Mikhail Dymovich, Maj Aleh Pyacherski, both captioned as graduates of the Belarusian Military Academy's command …