Moldovan-Czech Military Cooperation Opportunities Examined at Ministry of Defense
CHISINAU, November 21, 2017 — Minister of Defense Eugen Sturza met today with the new Czech military attaché to the Republic of Moldova, based in Kiev, LTC Radik Klapil.
The dialogue was focused on developing the Moldovan-Czech military cooperation in the sectors of military cartography, medicine, logistics, standardization, and training. In this context, the Minister of Defense thanked for the training of 100 Moldovan service members in military institutions from the Czech Republic.
The officials also discussed about the National Army reformation process, including the implementation of the Defense Capacity Building Initiative (DCBI).
Eugen Sturza congratulated LTC Radik Klapil on his appointment and expressed the conviction that the new Czech military attaché will contribute to strengthening the military cooperation between Czechia and the Republic of Moldova.
LTC Klapil stated that his country will support the development of the national defense system by implementing the current projects and starting new joint activities in the defense sector.
Also today, the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Moldova and the Ministry of Defense of the Czech Republic signed the Bilateral Cooperation Plan for 2018.
The Moldovan-Czech military cooperation was established in 1998.