International Experts Inspect National Army Units
CHISINAU, June 29, 2012 — Republic of Moldova follows all the points of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) and the Ministry of Defense has proved high cooperation and transparency with all the inspection teams coming to Chisinau. The conclusion was made by the members of the international inspection group checking the National Army units during June
According to Col. Andrei Sarban, Deputy Chief of National Army Main Staff for Resource Management, the team of inspectors, consisting of experts from Belgium, Denmark, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, USA and Hungary, checked the weapons, technical equipment and armored combat vehicles of the National Army and mainly the supplies of Moldova Light Brigade from Balti.
Sarban also specified that in 20012, the National Army units were checked by four teams of evaluation experts as part of the CFE Treaty and an inspection group in compliance with the Vienna Document.
The CFE Treaty adopted November 1990 in Paris establishes comprehensive limits on five key categories of conventional military equipment such as: tanks, armored vehicles, artillery pieces, combat aircrafts, attack helicopters. The document also provides detailed information exchanges, as well as on-site inspections of the military units of the participatory states. Republic of Moldova ratified the CFE Treaty in July 1992.