The Belarusian people values peace and stability in the country, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko stated this at the ceremony to honor the graduates of the military higher education institutions and senior officers.The officers of the armed forces and the Interior Ministry, representatives of the Investigation and the Customs Committees received general"s shoulder boards from the President"s hands. Alexander Lukashenko notes that the state carries out peaceful foreign policy, at the same time it strengthens the country"s defense. These approaches have been defined in the new Military Doctrine. Re-equipment of the army is being carried out. In the near future multiple launch rocket system "Polonaise" and the new Mi-8 helicopters will enter into service.