Belarus
Practice Relating to the Prohibition of Certain Types of Landmines
At the Landmines Treaty Signing Conference in Ottawa, Canada, in December 1997, Belarus stated that it “completely shares the objectives of the Convention” and that it would “search for financial resources for destruction of the existing millions of anti-personnel mines stockpiled in Belarus in order to achieve complete elimination of this weapon”. 
Belarus, Statement at the Landmines Treaty Signing Conference, Ottawa, 3 December 1997.
At the First Annual Conference of High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons in 1999, Belarus stated that it had “established a moratorium on exports” of anti-personnel landmines and that it “does not produce and does not expect to produce or modernize mines in the future, neither anti-personnel nor any other mines”, nor did it “use mines to protect the state border or for any other purposes”. 
Belarus, Statement at the First Annual Conference of High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, Geneva, 17 December 1999.