Statutory relationships among military personnel were discussed by the leadership of the Ministry of Defense with military prosecutors and judges
Chisinau, December 5th , 2012 — the Ministry of Defense, the Military Prosecutor’s Office and Military Court will draw up a new plan of activities for 2013 on prophylaxis and prevention of breaches of military discipline in the National Army units and institutions.
Within a meeting of the MoD with policymakers from the Prosecutor and Military Court, held today at the initiative of the Minister of Defense, Mr. Marinuta, was analyzed institutions’ work during the year, being found that joint efforts have led to lower case breach of military discipline in the National Army units and institutions.
According to the Minister of Defense , Vitalie Marinuţa, actions taken by the management of the institution during the last period of time, and the intolerance against any violation of legal provisions had a positive influence on the moral and psychological condition of the military teams, they have also helped reduce the number of military offenses . “Despite the attempts made by some media structures to present the situation regarding military statutory relations within the National Army as being alarming, I would like to mention that the state of affairs is normal, and has a positive dynamic, several gaps being cleared in this area. Compared with 11 months of 2011, this year, the number of military offenses decreased by about 32%, but these indices should not stop the joint projects aimed at full minimizing of such cases. ” said the Minister of Defense.
Vitalie Marinuţa urged the prosecutors and military judges to engage more actively in the work of the Commission , made by the order of the Minister of Defence, not only of representatives of the Ministry of Defense,but also of representatives of military prosecutors and NGOs, academia and civil society, that will analyze in detail the state of military discipline in all garrisons and also the military relations.
In his turn, the main military prosecutor, colonel of Justice, Ion Dediu, appreciated the efforts of the Ministry of Defence in fighting cases of breaches of military regulations within National Army units, which decreased significantly compared to previous years, expressing the willingness of military prosecutors and judges to get involved more actively in the prophylaxis and prevention of negative phenomena in relations between military. “We will support the initiatives not only of MoD in a joint work plan for next year, but we’ll come up with some new projects to tackle breaches of military discipline implemented by the Military Prosecutor’s Office,” mentioned the colonel of justice Dediu.