American military personnel will take part in the celebration of Victory Day in Minsk, BelTA learned from Vladimir Makarov, Press Secretary of the Central Office for Ideology of the Belarusian Defense Ministry, during the press conference held on 5 May to highlight festivities timed to Victory Day.
According to the source, an orchestra of the United States Air Forces in Europe, about 40 people, is expected to arrive in Belarus on 6 May. The American military personnel will take part in the concert in the Brest Fortress on 7 May and in the army parade in Minsk on 9 May.
The officer went on saying that as a USSR ally the USA defeated the Nazi together with other countries 70 years ago. Vladimir Makarov said he believes that the fact that American military personnel will take part in the Victory Day festivities once again testifies to the Belarusian policy of peace and accord.