KFOR-3 on Duty in Kosovo Mission
CHISINAU, November 4, 2015 — The National Army service members who are in the peacekeeping mission KFOR continue to carry out missions in the area of responsibility of the Multinational Battle Group-East, together with their colleagues from Hungary, Italy, and the USA.
According to KFOR-3 contingent’s Commander, Maj. Ianac Deli, in October, the Moldovan platoon was at “Camp Nothing Hill” base, as reinforcement for the Multinational Battle Group-East. The Moldovan contingent ensured the guard and defense of military facilities in the helicopter landing zone, carried out area research and escort missions in the region, and was on duty at the temporary checkpoints in the area of responsibility.
The source specified that, in the same period, the National Army soldiers conducted patrol missions (by car and on foot) in the northern region of Kosovo in order to monitor the assigned sectors, the border crossing points, and the administrative border line between Kosovo and Serbia.
Maj. Deli mentioned that the EOD team of the Moldovan contingent is on EOD search missions in the “Mount Cviljen” region from Prizren village in order to find and neutralize explosive objects. The German contingent is deployed in the vicinity of this sector.
The KFOR-3 contingent was deployed to Kosovo on June 6, 2015. It consists of 41 service members out of whom an infantry platoon of 33 service members, 7 EOD engineers, and one staff officer.