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Moldovan Soldiers from KFOR Carry out Patrol Missions in the Mountains

Chisinau, June 2, 2014 — The National Army contingent deployed to KFOR mission carries out patrol missions in the mountains Maja Ljubenic and Gubavac from Kosovo.

According to the Commander of the National Army contingent, LTC Roman Ceban, the Moldovan servicemembers, along with the Italians, carry out patrol missions at 1,200 and 1,400 meters height, to inspect the area of responsibility, following the coordination points, on a 15 kilometers itinerary. Moldovan peacekeepers also guard facilities in the area of operations.

The quoted source specified that the servicemembers were trained in “Camp Vilaggio Italia” from Pech, in maintaining combat readiness and carrying out quick response and crowd control missions, involving helicopters and other types of special vehicles.

Republic of Moldova deployed a contingent of 41 servicemembers to KFOR mission from Kosovo consisting of 33 soldiers from the infantry unit, 7 EOD engineers and a staff officer. The Moldovan servicemembers joined KFOR mission on March 8.

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