The Defense Attaches Pay a Fact-finding Visit to National Army Peacekeepers
CHISINAU, February 16, 2018 — The defense attaches appointed to the Republic of Moldova paid today a fact-finding visit to the National Army’s 22nd Peacekeeping Battalion stationed in Chisinau.
During the visit, the Battalion Commander, Maj. Ianac Deli, presented to the military diplomats the unit’s structure, role, and missions, the training goals for 2018, and the commitments regarding the participation in international peacekeeping operations.
The 23 officers from Romania, Ukraine, USA, Poland, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Sweden, Lithuania, Austria, and the OSCE Mission to the Republic of Moldova familiarized themselves with the 22nd Battalion’s infrastructure, military vehicles, and weaponry.
According to LTC Tatiana Ionel, chief of the International cooperation directorate, the visit aimed to strengthen the relationship with the states that have military attaches appointed to the Republic of Moldova, to reinforce cooperation and to present the training facilities of the National Army peacekeepers.
The action was conducted at the request of the military attaches corps made during the annual reunion held at the end of 2017.