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The Penthagon: Belarus, Russia took steps towards transparency of West 2017 drills

Today, the Pentagon's position on the West 2017 maneuvers taking place in Belarus became known.

The defense spokesperson of the US military department, Michelle Baldanza said Belarus and Russia had taken measures to ensure transparency in connection with the West-2017 exercise. 

In particular, she added, Belarus notified about the exercises under the Vienna agreements. She also said Belarus held the necessary briefings at international forums.

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The Penthagon: Belarus, Russia took steps towards transparency of West 2017 drills