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National Army Peacekeepers Continue the Mission in Kosovo

CHISINAU, September 27, 2017 — The service members from the seventh National Army contingent deployed in KFOR peacekeeping operation in Kosovo are carrying out missions in a theater of operations.

According to Commander of the Moldovan contingent, LTC Andrei Taranu, the peacekeepers are conducting daily joint patrol (by car and on foot) and carry out duty service at checkpoints in the area of responsibility of the Multinational Battle Group — West (MNBG-W) from “Camp Villaggio Italia” base in Pech village. The infantrymen also participate in missions of guard and defense of major importance facilities, including Decane Monastery.

The source mentioned that, at the same time, the contingent’s engineer team carries out missions of engineer research and clearance of explosive objects on Cviljen mountain region, Prizren city.

The KFOR-7 contingent was deployed to Kosovo on June 5, 2017. It consists of 41 service members out of whom 33 infantrymen, 7 engineers, and one staff officer.

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