Belta: Lukashenko: Goals of Russia’s SMO met; future Ukraine will not dance to the tune of U.S. 

MINSK, 17 August (BelTA) – The goals of the Russian special military operation have already been fulfilled and the future Ukraine will not dance to the tune of the United States, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in an interview with Ukrainian journalist Diana Panchenko, BelTA has learned. 

The head of state was asked whether Russian President Vladimir Putin told him under what circumstances he would consider the goals of Russia’s SMO fulfilled.  

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Update #1: Lukashenko claims Putin has achieved his goals in war against Ukraine (Ukrainska Pravda)

Update #2: Putin Has Already Achieved Main Objectives In Ukraine, Lukashenko Says (Zero Hedge)  

WNU Editor: It is hard to believe anything that Lukashenko says. On the one hand he is saying Russia has acheived its goals, and on the other hand he is issuing nuclear war threats …. Belarus would use nuclear weapons in the event of ‘aggression,’ Lukashenko says (CNN).