Moldovan-German Military Cooperation Discussed at Ministry of Defense
CHISINAU, February 13, 2018 — Minister of Defense Eugen Sturza met today with Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Republic of Moldova, Julia Monar.
The two officials reviewed the Moldovan-German military cooperation and discussed about the regional situation and the defense institution’s priorities for 2018.
Eugen Sturza informed Julia Monar about the current stage of the defense sector’s reformation in the context of the implementation of the Defense Capacity Building Initiative (DCBI), especially the drafting of strategic documents and the development of capabilities required for increasing Moldova’s participation in international peacekeeping missions and operations and contribution to global security and stability.
Minister Sturza also thanked the German Government for the support offered in training service members, training National Army contingents deployed to KFOR mission, as well as offering assistance in implementing projects in the military medicine field and developing the capabilities of the National Army Weapons and Ammunition Center.
Ambassador Julia Monar mentioned that Germany will continue to offer assistance for the development and modernization of the Moldovan defense institution, with a focus on training, expertise, and medicine.
The Moldovan-German military cooperation is based on the inter-ministerial Defense Cooperation Agreement signed in March, 2003.