Moldovan- Canadian Defense Cooperation
Chisinau, June 30, 2014 — Deputy Defense Minister, Aurel Fondos, met with the defense attaché of the Embassy of Canada to Republic of Moldova, based in Kiev, Col. Pierre ST-CYR.
The officials discussed the current bilateral relations in the defense area, pledging for a further mutually profitable cooperation.
Aurel Fondos appreciated the defense support provided by Canada, especially the donation of equipment to the National Army EOD Engineers, used in the mine disposal missions on the territory of Republic of Moldova.
Col. Pierre ST-CYR assured that Canada would examine the possibility to support the reform and modernization process of the National Army.
The defense cooperation between Republic of Moldova and Canada started in 1996.