Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced that he will never visit Belarus as long as Alexander Lukashenko remains the country’s president.

Report informs via the Armenian media that speaking in parliament, Pashinyan declared, “I state that I will never come to Belarus again while Alexander Lukashenko is the President of Belarus.”

Pashinyan’s statement comes amidst growing tensions between Armenia and Belarus, both members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).