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KFOR-7 Contingent – One Month in Kosovo Mission

CHISINAU, July 6, 2017 — The National Army peacekeepers from the seventh contingent deployed to the peacekeeping operation KFOR in Kosovo started to carry out their missions in the area of responsibility.

According to KFOR-7 contingent’s Commander, LTC Andrei Taranu, last month, the service members conducted missions of guard and defense of strategic importance facilities and ensured the security of “Camp Villaggio Italia” base, including Decane Monastery.

The source mentioned that, during the same period, the Moldovan officers and NCOs, together with the Italian contingent, were trained by their colleagues from Austria and Hungary on “fire phobia” and crowd control.

At the same time, the engineer team of the Moldovan contingent carries out engineer research missions and identification of explosive objects on Cviljen mountain.

LTC Taranu added that, during its mandate, the KFOR-7 contingent will conduct missions of patrol and guard of important facilities in the area of responsibility.

The KFOR-7 contingent consists of 41 service members out of whom one staff officer, 7 engineers, and an infantry platoon and was deployed to Kosovo on June 5, 2017.

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